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Ruth Trula M. DeMoss Pletsch
June 14, 1925–April 28, 2008
Ruth Trula M. Pletsch, 82, of Winnebago, Illinois died April 28, 2008 at her home. She was born June 14, 1925 in Wyoming, Iowa, the daughter of Howard and Golda (Nabb) DeMoss. She graduated from Wyoming High School in 1943. Trula married Edgar J. Pletsch on May 1, 1945 in Prophetstown. A grocery clerk, Trula first was employed by Piggly Wiggly in Rockford, then Kasch�s Royal Blue / Turners in Winnebago for many years and retired at Winnebago Super Value. She was an active member of Winnebago United Methodist Church, its UMW, Monday Nighter�s Club, and volunteered at Wesley Willows and co-chaired the Golden Oldies Resale Shop. Trula was the number one Cub fan and loved going to Wrigley Field to see them play. She also enjoyed socializing with their card club and the Winnebago Township Seniors group and participating in the Farm Bureau trips to Branson, Mo.
Trula is lovingly survived by her son, Thomas (Sherry) Pletsch of Rockford and of Daytona Beach, Fla.; grandson Stephen (Jill) Pletsch of Rockford; granddaughters Lori (Alex) Morales of Miami, Fla. and Mindy Pletsch of Tampa, Fla.; great-grandchildren Rachael and Brody Pletsch and Andrew and Justin Morales; sister Audrey Chapman of Oxford Junction; niece Delores (Earl) Mosher of Winnebago and several other nieces and nephews.
Trula was predeceased by her husband, Edgar Pletsch on May 20, 1996; brother Warren DeMoss, sisters Betty Taylor, Gladys Kiesling and Wilma Schellin.
Service was at Genandt Funeral Home with burial in Willwood Burial Park, Rockford, Illinois

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, 16 May 2008

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