Wilma M. Pleuss

NEWBURGH, Ind. – Wilma Mae Pleuss, 89, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2014, at Signature Healthcare of Newburgh, Ind.

She was born Oct. 4, 1924, in Warren to Roy A. and Marie Green.

Wilma served in the U.S. Navy during World War II at Camp LeJeune, N.C. She also worked as a clerk at Trumbull County Municipal Court for a number of years.

She was a charter member of Living Lord Lutheran Church in Howland.

She and her husband spent some wonderful retirement years in Melbourne, Fla.

Wilma was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Donald A. Pleuss; and by a brother, Charles Green; and a sister, Genevieve Difford.

She is survived by her children, Keith Pleuss of Gulfport, Fla.; Brian (Cheryl) Pleuss of Newburgh, Ind.; Linda Pleuss of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Emily (Jeremy) Rash, Erin Pleuss, Gretchen Pleuss, Jared (Sarah) Pleuss, Jessica Pleuss; and by sisters, Cleola (Sterling) Ditchey and Josephine Smith. She also leaves four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Alexander Newburgh Chapel in Indiana, officiated by the Rev. Troy Boulware. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderNewburghChapel.com.

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