Passed away peacefully with his wife and family by his side on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. Born in Germany, EDWARD POEHLER, of Petrolia, was in his 93rd year. Ed immigrated with his family to Canada in 1952, eventually settling in Enniskillen Township where he farmed the rest of his life. Ed is survived by his wife of 67 years, Irma, his children, Ursula (Fritz) Gnass, Fred (Michele) Poehler, and Monika (Jim) Deleersnyder, his grandchildren, Heidi (Mark) McNabb, Rolfe Gnass, Derrick Poehler, Amanda Poehler, Jamie Deleersnyder, and Mike Deleersynder, and his twelve great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Kurt (Anne), and many nieces and nephews. Ed was predeceased by his parents Friedrich and Marie, his step-mother Frieda, his brothers George and Fritz (Ursula), and his sister Elli. Ed was a millwright for many years. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation, and can be arranged by calling the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia (519) 882-0100. Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.