Saturday, October 8, 2016



ADDRESS:  N153 Little Spirit Drive, Rib Lake, WI; Township of Spirit resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  12:26 PM Friday, October 7 at his residence in the Town of Spirit under the loving care of his family, friends and Aspirus Comfort Care Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 15 at First Baptist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING:  Rev. Grant Brown

VISITATION:  First Baptist Church, Medford from 4-7 PM on Friday, October 14 and also from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, October 15

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 26, 1955 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area elementary schools and was a 1973 graduate of Medford High School; He received associate degrees from NTC in Wausau in both residential design and industrial engineering; He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Mount Senario

MARRIAGE:  May 21, 1977 at First Baptist Church, Medford to Rebecca A. Hull and she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: He worked as a manager for 30 years at Hurd Millwork in Medford.  He worked as a substitute teacher in the Rib Lake school district for a period of time.  He worked for 8 years at Enerquip in Medford until ill health forced his retirement.  He enjoyed the GB Packers, fishing, his grandchildren and his children’s sporting events.

MEMBER OF:  Christian Bible Fellowship Church, Stetsonville where he was active in many church functions; Spirit Lakes Improvement Association where he was active for 20 years in many ways

SURVIVING SPOUSE:  Rebecca “Becky” A. Poirier of Rib Lake

SURVIVING CHILDREN:  Micah (Melissa) Poirier of Mosinee & Samantha (Brad) Blasel of Dorchester

6 Grandchildren – Grace, Noah & Ethan Poirier, Allyson, Abbygale & Kason Blasel

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Jeannie (John) Deml of Medford, Jack Poirier of Wisconsin Rapids, Julie (Bob) Frombach of Medford

SURVIVING PARENTS:  Mother – Marcella “Marcie” C. (Hartman) Poirier of Medford

DECEASED FATHER:   William “Bill” Henry Poirier

OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to either the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or for Cancer Research
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