Pletch, Helen F. 1898-1966
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, Volunteer (email)
Date: 12/4/2012 at 20:52:15
Source: The Algona Upper Des Moines, Thursday, January 6, 1966
Helen Pletch Succumbs On Georgia Visit
Word was received here Monday evening of the death of Mrs. H. W. (Hank) Pletch at Columbus, Georgia. She had complained of not feeling well and had been taken to a hospital, where she died a short time later. She and her husband of Algona were visiting their daughter Joan and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Clayton.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Congregational church here with Rev. Frank Harcey officiating. Burial will take place at Riverview cemetery.
Born in Algona, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Falkenhainer, Helen graduated from Algona high school in 1916. She attended Rockford College in Rockford, Ill., and was graduated from Grinnell College. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Pletch is survived by her daughter, Joan, and a son, William of Waterloo. Four grandchildren also survive. Two brothers, Chester and Harold, preceded her in death. Mrs. Eugene Murtagh, Algona, is a first cousin.
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton and their children are accompanying Mr. Pletch by car and expect to arrive in Algona late Thursday or early Friday.
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