Obituary photo of Dorothy Pooler, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Dorothy R. Pooler

1926 - 2020
Obituary photo of Dorothy Pooler, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Dorothy R. Pooler

1926 - 2020

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am
First Congregational Church
Service:
Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00am
First Congregational Church
Dorothy Rhynas Pooler, 93, passed away on January 6, 2020, in Topeka.

She was born on February 28, 1926 in Stockport, Iowa, the daughter of William and Edith (Grove) Rhynas. On June 5, 1948, Dorothy married Robert R. Pooler.

Dorothy enjoyed cooking and baking, sewing, reading, sailing, and horseback riding. Dorothy was a scout leader, member of Zeta Tau Alpha (ZTA), Nonoso, and was an active and dedicated member of the First Congregational Church, where she participated in the Women’s Fellowship and numerous other committees.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Evelyn (Michael Schmidt) Richter and William (Ruth) Pooler; grandchildren, Mary, Leah, and Joshua Richter and Katie, Hannah, and Haley Pooler; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many very special nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at First Congregational Church, 1701 SW Collins Ave in Topeka. A visitation will be the hour prior to the service at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to:
First Congregational Church
1701 SW Collins
Topeka, KS 66604

Brewster Place
1205 SW 29th
Topeka, KS 66611

Talking Books:
State Library of Kansas
Talking Book Service
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia KS 66801-9903

Midland Care
200 SW Frazier Circle
Topeka, KS 66606

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am
First Congregational Church
Service:
Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11:00am
First Congregational Church

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