Geraldine D. “Jerrie” Plesec, 74, of Findlay, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018. She was born on February 3, 1944 in Mt. Clemens, MI to the late Millard E. and Cora D. (Roberts) Schuck. On September 7, 1963 she married Mark A. Plesec and he preceded her in death on May 16, 2007. She is survived by their three children: Kim (Brad) Woodruff of Rawson, Mark (Kimberly) Plesec and Jason (Carrie) Plesec both of Findlay. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Sydney Plesec, Brittany Woodruff, Ethan Plesec, Luke Plesec and Jackson Plesec, one brother: Ronald (Linda) Schuck of Loudonville, OH, a sister, Sandy (Ed) Weltmer of Loudonville, OH, her dog Maggie, cat Molly and her long time friend, Lynn Madison. She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard “Skinner” (Phyllis) Schuck of Vass, NC. Jerrie was a 1962 graduate of Findlay High School and retired after many years from Owens-Illinois. She was a member of the Women of the Moose, Chapter 362 and the Enon Valley Presbyterian Church.
During Jerrie’s 18 month battle with ALS her strong will and resilience were evident. She was always a loving & devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Family was very important to her and she spent many loving hours with her family and five grandchildren who were a delight to her heart and brought her much pride. Additonally, she enjoyed Sunday evening pool parties and cookouts throughout the summer months with family and friends, working outside, gardening and occasional outings and road trips with close friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME and for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Chris Cravens officiating.
Burial will follow in Knollcrest Cemetery, East of Findlay. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the ALS Central & Southern Ohio Chapter, Bridge Home Health and Hospice or the Enon Valley Presbyterian Church. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting www.coldrencrates.com.