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Jill Poehlman

October 24, 1943 January 1, 2015
Jill Poehlman
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Jill Poehlman, born October 24, 1943, in New Orleans, passed away in her sleep January 1, 2015, at Kindred Hospital - Northlake after a seven-month struggle to reclaim her life. She was a loving, giving, gifted artist for many, many years. She began her career at the Actor's Studio in New York City and worked off-Broadway and in regional theaters throughout the country. In 1986 she created the not-for-profit Communication Arts, Speech, and Theatre program at Julian Junior High School in Oak Park and later led Center Stage, Dominican University's performing arts program. Jill was a vital force who inspired thousands of young people to be their best selves. She will be remembered by her family and many devoted friends, students and volunteers for her integrity, tenacity, and unwavering spirit. Jill, "always believed there was a band." She is survived by her husband Michael. A service of remembering will be held on: January 18, 2015 at 1pm Rosary Chapel Dominican University. 7900 W. Division River Forest, IL


Sunday, January 18th 1 pm

Rosary Chapel at Dominican University River Forest, IL

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