Helen Frances (HF) Darr Poehlmann married Luther in 1978 and they have reared four sons. Mrs. Poehlmann has been an educator all of her professional life, directing One-Act Plays, teaching English, and serving as Chairperson of the Humanities Department of Blinn College. She retired from Blinn in 2012 and now spends time enjoying her grandchildren. She has written a number of poems that Luther would like to collect and publish for her—stay tuned.

Matthew Carl Poehlmann, our eldest son, attended and graduated from the University of New Mexico on a football scholarship. He and his wife Danielle, an interior designer, and children Hunter and Ella, reside in Spicewood, Texas, where Matthew is a home builder and has built scores of homes in and around Austin, Texas and the hill country. Their company, Big Country Custom Homes, Inc. usually has some spec homes available or lots available for building your custom home. For more information check their website www.bigcountryconstruction.com .

Mark Daniel Poehlmann attended Blinn College, where he played football for the Buccaneers and was an Academic All-American, and transferred to and graduated from the University of Texas. After graduation he worked as an independent oil and gas contract land man (AAPL) for several years, leasing land positions in plays in south, central and east Texas, and, recently graduated from the South Texas College of Law with a J.D. and is now employed with Shell Oil. He and his wife Christina, a CPA with Conoco-Phillips, reside in west Houston.

Luke Caleb Poehlmann graduated from the University of Texas, where he played football for the Longhorns. After graduation, Luke works as a youth minister with Young Life Ministries and recently had a role in the production of My All-American, a movie about the life of Freddie Steinmark, due to be released later this year (2015). Luke plays one of the 1969 Longhorns, Bob McKay, in the film. Luke and his wife Michelle reside in Smithson Valley (north of San Antonio) where they are both active with Young Life. Check out Luke—google www.youtube.com/watch?v=vM0kBvD6mh0 .

John Paul Poehlmann currently attends Rice University on a football scholarship. While at Rice, John’s entrepreneurial efforts made his business project, “You Hoot Me”, one of the finalists in Rice’s renowned annual Owl Spark program for 2014. Google www.owlspark.com/?page_id=4907 and click on You Hoot Me (one of the eight 2014 winners) and then click on the youtube icon to check out John’s presentation for a new application for live video calling.


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