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 John William Ploplis

John William Ploplis

Spring Valley, Bureau County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Nov 2012 (aged 67)
Mark, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
Burial Granville, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 101024711 · View Source
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John William Ploplis, 67, of Mark, loving father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend, passed away in his home Nov. 17, 2012.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Helmer-Shields Funeral Home, Granville. Burial will be at Granville Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.

Mr. Ploplis was born Oct. 10, 1945, in Spring Valley to Vince and Ann (Galliher) Ploplis.

He was a native of Granville and resided in Mark. He had a love of fishing, traveling, good cooking and spending time with his family and friends. He graduated from Hopkins [Township] High School and earned an associates degree at Illinois Valley Community College.

John was employed by Sauer-Sundstrand for 25 years and most recently was a quality manager at Mennie's Machine Co. His gruff exterior, sense of humor and loving soul will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.

Survivors include one son, William (Pamela) Ploplis of Conyers, Ga.; one daughter, Melissa Ploplis of Palatine; one sister, Debra Shevokas of Standard; two grandsons, William (Jori) Ploplis and Brandon (Ana) Blazer; one nephew, Stanley Shevokas, IV; two nieces, Elizabeth (Steve Polkinghorne) Shevokas and Amanda Shevokas; one great-nephew, August Polkinghorne; and his faithful companions, Dakota and Phoebe.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Source: News Tribune, La Salle, Illinois, Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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