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George Edwin Plese
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1935
Death: Mar. 20, 2011

George Plese, age 75, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011 at his home with his family by his side.

George was a third generation Joliet resident and former Marine. Retired from Cement Masons, Local #11. He was a member of the American Legion Post #1080, VFW Cantigny Post #367 and the Croation Club. He was an avid fisherman and world traveler. George lived his life to the fullest and will be sadly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Arlene (nee Tallman) Plese of Joliet; three daughters, Cheryl (Michael) Delrose, Cynthia (Theodore) Jarz, and Vicky (John) Ramuta; Bopa to six grandchildren, Chad and Alyssa Delrose; Rachel and Jacob Jarz; and Michael and Matthew Ramuta; one brother, Anthony (Dorothy) Plese; three sisters, Mary (Conrad) Kuszynski, Joyce (Willard) Pearson and Shirley (Ernie) Hicks; brother-in-law, Bud Tallman; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

George was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Florence (nee Kennedy) Plese.

Special thanks to Dr. Mulcahy and Dr. Trunsky at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Yi at Heartland Cardiovascular, home health nurse, Laura Saldana and the nurses of Joliet Area Community Hospice.

Memorial Mass to celebrate his life was held Friday, March 25, 2011, 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Plainfield.

Private family interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice or St. Mary Immaculate Parish would be appreciated.

Arrangements by: Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Roads.
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Will County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 9A Site 778
Created by: Diane
Record added: Mar 24, 2011
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George Edwin Plese
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- Diane
 Added: Mar. 30, 2011
Rest in peace, George.
- Diane
 Added: Mar. 24, 2011

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