Obit: Plautz, Floyd James (1931 - 2014)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Plautz, Robey, Niehaus, Eller, Oestreich, Street, Brice
----Source: Thorp Courier (Thorp, Clark Co, WI) 12/10/2014
Plautz, Floyd James (2 April 1931 - 6 December 2014) With Flag
Floyd J. Plautz, age 83, of Greenwood, WI, passed away on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday December 12, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Greenwood. Rev. Steve Brice will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at St. Mary Catholic Church, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a combined parish and Knights of Columbus rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will be also held at the church, on Friday, from 10 a.m. until time of service.
Floyd James Plautz was born in River Falls, WI on April 2, 1931, a son of Stephen and Alice (Robey) Plautz. He was raised and received his education n in Willard, and graduated from Greenwood High School in 1949. After completing high school, Floyd moved to Milwaukee and worked at Allis Chalmers. In 1951, he was drafted into the U.S. Army, and returned to Willard after his discharge, and worked for Plautz Brothers Construction. Floyd was united in marriage to Virginia R. Niehaus on November 27, 1954, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Marshfield. In 1980, he started Plautz-Pekol & Haas Construction, which he owned until selling out and retiring in 2001. After retirement, he enjoyed spending time at home with his family and wintering in Florida.
He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society, the Greenwood American Legion Post #238, the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Fatima Council #4963, and formerly served on the board of the Greenwood Credit Union.
Floyd had many interests, but especially loved planting trees, mowing lawn, and driving just about anything.
He will be dearly missed by his wife, Virginia, of Greenwood; four daughters: Sue Eller of Alpharetta, GA, Cindy (Perry) Oestreich of Greenwood, Sharon (Sam) Street of Greenwood, Carol Plautz of Greenwood; two sons; Scott Plautz and Paul (Julie) Plautz, both of Greenwood; five grandchildren: Jordan and Samantha Street, Lexi Oestreich, Marissa and Mitchell Plautz; one brother, Paul (Rosalie) Plautz of Hales Corners, WI; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Robert and Philip Plautz; and two sons; Alan and Donald Plautz.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com. Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood is assisting the family with arrangements.
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