Paul L. Pobanz, 85, of Rock Island, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 26, 2019 in Rock Island surrounded by loved ones and music.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rock Island. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the church. Inurnment will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Rock Island or to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.
Paul L. Pobanz was born August 17th, 1934 to parents Lloyd and Dorothy. He attended Geneseo High School and graduated in 1952. Paul was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in 1954. Shortly after his service concluded, he began a lifelong career as a pattern maker which he continued for many years. Paul married Susan Crossman on October 20, 1956. Together they had seven children and a very full life rooted in love.
He survived by his wife, Susan Pobanz; six children, eleven grandchildren, and nine (and a half because of a baby on the way) great grandchildren. He was welcomed into heaven by his own parents and first child, Kirk.
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