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Funeral services for Wayne Pleas, age 87 of Bloomfield will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 5, 2010 at the Christ Memorial United Methodist Church in Bloomfield.
Reverend Tim Pratt will officiate with burial in the Bloomfield City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Christ Memorial United Methodist Church in Bloomfield.
Brockhaus Funeral Home of Bloomfield is in charge of Arrangements.
Mr. Pleas died Saturday, October 30, 2010 at the Bloomfield Good Samaritan Society.
Wayne Elvin Pleas was born on September 7, 1923, to Clarence and Nina (Clarine) in Oxford, Nebraska. He graduated from Oxford High School in 1942. He loved sports and excelled at football, basketball and baseball. After graduation he worked for Sherwood Insurance, the U.S. Post Office and CA Swansons in Oxford.
He married Arlene Deselms on April 30, 1949. They moved to Omaha in 1957 where Wayne was a mail clerk for the U.S. Postal Service for 29 years, retiring in December of 1985. While residing in Omaha, Wayne became a member of the Benson Baptist Church and was baptized there in 1964. Wayne enjoyed visiting Bloomfield and spending time helping on his daughter and son-in-laws dairy farm and attending his grandchildrens activities. For 20 years during the winter months, Wayne and Arlene made Mesa, Arizona their home and in August of 2000, they moved to Bloomfield to be close to their daughter and her family. Wayne enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards and visiting with friends and acquaintances. His favorite activities involved playing and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend to many. His friendly smile and caring ways will be greatly missed by all.
He is survived by his wife, Arlene; their daughter, Paula Bruegman and husband Eric; three grandchildren, Jodi, Wayne and Daniel all of Bloomfield; sister, Jeraldine Sparano; sister-in-law, Mildred Pleas; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Lawrence and Jerry; and an infant sister, Pearl.
WAYNE E. PLEAS
September 7, 1923 October 30, 2010
Friday, November 5, 2010
Christ Memorial United Methodist Church
Reverend Tim Pratt
Jeff and Rhonda Surface
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Bloomfield City Cemetery
Scott Chapman Jim Pleas
Jay Deselms Richard Chapman
Bert Deselms Jeff Surface
Jodi Bruegman Wayne Bruegman Daniel Bruegman