Redlin Funeral Home

Phillip Edward Pointon , Age 86


December 15, 1932 --November 06, 2019

 

Phillip Edward “Phil” Pointon, age 86 of Baraboo, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at St. Clare Meadows Care Center with his loving family by his side. Phillip, son of Ralph and Dorothy (Dorow) Pointon was born December 15, 1932 in Baraboo. He graduated from Baraboo High School, Class of 1951. On October 16, 1954 he was united in marriage to Alonna Janssen at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Baraboo. Phil and Alonna lived their entire life in Baraboo. Phil was employed in the family business, Pointon’s on the Square Shellane Propane which became Redigas. He was then plant manager for Petrolane Gas Co. May 1, 1976 Phil purchased Rehbein Federman Heating and Air Conditioning which became Pointon Heating and A/C. Phil proudly owned the business until his passing. In May 2004 he bought his and Alonna’s dream home away from home on Little St. Germain Lake. He was happiest when he had his kids, the grandkids and great grandkids up north. In December 2012 Phil purchased 80 acres of hunting land just west of Wisconsin Dells which became known as Phil’s Acres. He would sit in his deer stand in the cabin reclined in his lazy boy. He had a good view of the woods through the patio door. He was a proud member of the Baraboo Volunteer Fire Department, serving as acting Chief for a time and retiring as Assistant Chief after 33 years, and was also a member of the Baraboo Ambulance Service. He was also a Mason, Shriner, Lion and member of the Elk’s. He was also a member in good standing of the world’s famous Koshawago Men’s Group.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Alonna of Baraboo; children, Randall (Kimberly) Pointon of Butte des Morts, WI, Steven (Jeanne) Pointon, Angela (Randy) Ebright and Bradley (Gretchen) Pointon all of Baraboo; six grandchildren, Alyssa Pointon of Butte des Morts, Kyla (JT) Pfaff of Rock Springs, Brittany (Ian) Crammond, Tyler (Kristin) Pointon, Adair Ebright, Willem Pointon, all of Baraboo; seven great-grandchildren; Sophie, Bennett, Luke Crammond, Levi, Evie, Valerie Pointon, Blake Pfaff. He is further survived by his brother, Jerry (Sharon) Pointon; sisters, Kay Wehrle and Julie Thompson as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at Emanuel United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. with Pastor Blake Overlien officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 at Redlin Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. as well as from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the church on Saturday. Inurnment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Baraboo Fire Department, K.A.M.O.-Baraboo River Chapter - Kids and Mentors Outdoors, the local Salvation Army or the Shriners.

 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Krszjzaniek and the staff at St. Clare Meadows for the compassionate heartfelt care that they gave him during his stay there.

 

 



Condolences

John and Marilyn Klingele November 07, 2019

Friend Cape Coral , Florida

We are so very sorry to hear this news. Phil was a wonderful leader and friend. Always smiling. He will be missed by so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Christine A Brush November 07, 2019

Friend BARABOO , Wisconsin

Gretchen and Willem my condolences to you and your family.

Jeff Gollmar November 07, 2019

Friend of the family Baraboo , Wisconsin

My condolences to the Pointon Family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Donna Itish-Long November 07, 2019

Cousin Loveland , Colorado

My heart is breaking to read of Phil’s passing. He set the bar on how to live a life of service and genuine love for all. He will not be forgotten. Sending love and condolences from your Colorado family.

Sue Thompson Pasky November 07, 2019

Family friend Shorewood , Illinois

My deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Pointon family for the loss of Phil. He was a wonderful man and I know he will be deeply missed!

Jeanette Larson November 07, 2019

Friend Baraboo , Wisconsin

Since moving to Baraboo in 1972, I have been blessed to know so many members of this family, Phil will be greatly missed by all. My sincere sympathy to all, he was a great man.

Tim and Sharon Tobin November 08, 2019

Cousin LaCrosse , Wisconsin

So very sorry for your loss, Phil was a very special person. Never saw him without a smile. He will be missed by so many!😞🙏🏽

Steve and Kay November 08, 2019

Friend Huntsville , Ohio

We are so very sorry for your loss. Sending our love and prayers to you.

Kelley and Mike Cory November 08, 2019

family Verona , Wisconsin

So very very sorry for your loss. May the many memories give you all peace.