William Ingvar Pohlson

June 25, 1936 - November 28, 2022


Obituary For William Ingvar Pohlson

William Ingvar Pohlson was born June 25, 1936, in Arvika, Sweden. The only child of Lilly and Ernst Pȁhlsson. They came to the United States in 1937. He grew up in the Swedish Andersonville area of Chicago, IL. Attended Niles Township High School in Skokie, IL and Bradley University in Peoria, IL. He was a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity. Served in the active and reserves of the U.S. Army for six years. Married Carole Ann Lind in 1961 in Chicago. Worked in Corporate Sales Management positions with Colgate Palmolive Co., American Can Co., Health-Chem Corp., Rayovac Corp, and Sterns Packaging Corp. He is survived by his wife Carole of 61 years and a son, James. He enjoyed rooting for the UW Football and Basketball teams. Also, playing golf at Maple Bluff Country Club.

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  • 12/06/2022

    Bill and i played golf @ Maple Wood Country Club and The Wisconsin Senior Golfers for many years. He was a very good friend and always had a smile on his face. We will miss him greatly and may he rest in peace. Barb and Ray Buisker

  • 12/04/2022

    Dear Carole, Our sympathy to you and your son. Praying God will bring peace and comfort to you. With love, Marilyn and Roger Stauter and also the Republican Women of Dane County.

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