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Olga Poelz
  • 100 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 5, 1910
  • Date of passing: Jan 23, 2011
Let the memory of Olga be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Olga Poelz, 100, born on September 5, 1910 and passed away on January 23, 2011. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by marlena poela-giga on 5th September 2012

"Happy Birthday, Grandma, we usually celebrated our Birthdays together because they were close."

This tribute was added by Tony Schaller on 10th September 2011

"I wanted to note my sincere condolence on this day, as we learn to draw some peace and comfort from knowing how blessed we were to have known Olga. Her Birthday should be a time of remembrance, and I hope that the legacy that Olga lived through her inheritance you will embrace your fortune in that y"

This tribute was added by marlena poela-giga on 5th September 2011

"Grandma you are the reason that I am as strong as I am today, no one will ever take your place. James will never forget the times you had together, You are missed dearly, love your Grandaughter, Marlena"

This tribute was added by Waldemar Wetzel on 26th February 2011

"Alles was zerfällt, gehört der Erde.
Doch alles, was uns lieb ist, gehört dem Himmel.
Nimm Erden den Staub.
Nimm Himmel unsere Verstorbenen

In stiller Trauer
Familie Wetzel
Schleswig, Germany"

This tribute was added by denise Nelson on 23rd February 2011

"I never met you Olga,but talked on the phone and threw cards and notes.Thought the world of you.The stories of you &Kristel will be missed.Most important,Thanks for being a part of my life an being a grandma to me.You will always be in my thoughts and in my heart. I know you are watching over all of us.We love you grandma forever.Till we met one day in heaven."

This tribute was added by kristel nelson on 20th February 2011

"To the Greatest Grandmother in the world!

        Thanks for being always positive despite your struggles and hardships. You have shared your stories growing up in the Ukraine/Germany and the fact that you were the only survivor is truly amazing. You are my Hero, a true inspiration. I hope to share your memories with Baby Fiona and instill in her your morals and values that you taught me."

This tribute was added by Tony Schaller on 19th February 2011

"My family & I only had the the pleasure of knowing Olga for a few but wonderful months. She enspired my entire families lives by sharing her life story, her amazing voice as she sung songs from her heart, and even had us laughing till we cried by her witty sence if humor. Our Memories of her will forever be in our hearts.
I Pray for all the family of Olga Poelz.
and May God bring peace to you."

This tribute was added by Donna LaSorsa on 18th February 2011

"We didn't have the pleasure of meeting Olga but had heard nothing but wonderful things about her.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this most difficult time.

Donna and Thomas LaSorsa"

This tribute was added by Ann Marie Madden on 18th February 2011

"Ms. Poelz was an inspiration to many.  I often spoke to people about her energy and love for life.  Rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Felix Polz on 16th February 2011

"100-Year Old Survivor of Soviet Slave Labor Camps dies.

My mother, OLGA POELZ, born Olga Wetzel on 5 September 1910 in Ludwigstal, Ukraine, died on Sunday 23 January 2011 at 15:15 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, AZ, of pneumonia and a heart grown all too weary of the many ills of this world.
May God bless her and keep her in Heaven for all eternity!  Son, Felix Polz."

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