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Bruce R. Pletsch

March 15, 1950 — July 5, 2019

BRUCE R. PLETSCH

Age 69, longtime resident of Frankfort, passed away Friday, July 5th, 2019 at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno.

Bruce is survived by his loving family, children, Jackie Pletsch, Lee (Tim) Allport, grandchildren, Jacob Pletsch, Jason Allport, Spencer Allport and former wife Roberta Pletsch (Wilcoxson).

Bruce was preceded in death by his mother, Irene Corzine (Halloran), wife, Carol Pletsch (Blasgen), siblings, Dennis Corzine, Jimmy Corzine, George Corzine and Sonny Pletsch.

Bruce was a United States Army Veteran who ended up being disable as a result of serving his country on the Canine Unit in Vietnam. He retired from Hines VA Hospital after 30 years of service; 20 of those years as a Union Steward. Bruce was also a member of the VFW Post #1493 in Frankfort.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 from 3:00 PM until time of funeral service at 7:00 PM at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. Interment with full Military Honors, Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood IL 60421. Please arrive to the cemetery by 10:15 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the VFW Post #1493 in Frankfort would be appreciated. For information, www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Interment with Military Honors

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421

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