Mount Vernon News
  • Victoria M. Poulson

  • February 28, 2011

MILLERSBURG — Victoria M. Poulson, 94, of 104 Woodland Drive, Millersburg, left our presence to be with her heavenly Father on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, with her family by her side.

Funeral services will be Tuesday at noon at St. John’s Church of Millersburg, 8670 State Route 39 West, Millersburg, with the Rev. Kenneth Walther officiating. Burial will be at the Westlawn Cemetery, Winesburg, Ohio. Friends may call Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the church. Family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the St. John’s Memorial Fund, 8670 State Route 39 W., Millersburg, OH 44654. Arrangements are being handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg.

She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Trail, Ohio, the daughter of John and Malinda (Zuercher) Lengacher. She was a graduate of Walnut Creek High School and the Business College of Canton. While married she lived in Alaska, New Mexico, West Virginia and Dayton, Ohio, though she spent most of her life raising her five children with love and dedication in Millersburg. In addition to raising her children, she had a rewarding career at the Holmes County Treasurer’s and Recorder’s Office and the office of the Castle Nursing Home, retiring at the age of 76. Victoria was a remarkable woman.

Besides being a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, she enjoyed her relationship and involvement with her church family and playing cards with many friends.

She is survived by her children, Ann (Richard) Price of Houston, Texas, John (Glenda) Poulson of Killbuck, Arthur Poulson of Millersburg, Linda Ellis of Mount Vernon and Bonnie (Steve) McKelvey of Coshocton; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Victoria Poulson was preceded in death by her brother, John Lengacher, who died in World War II in France; three sisters, Virginia Pyers, Bonnie Mellinger Koenig and Doris Parks; her daughter-in-law, Jody Poulson; and her granddaughter, Emily Poulson.

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