Maxine Joy Pletcher
Maxine Joy Pletcher, 96, Goshen, died 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Waterford Crossing.
She was born April 8, 1923, in Harrison Township, Elkhart County, Indiana, to Amos and Anna Rebecca (Derr) Loucks.
On June 27, 1946, in Goshen, Maxine married Jerry E. Pletcher and he died May 29, 2015.
Surviving are a daughter, Phyllis (Don) Shull, Bridgeman, Michigan; sons, Dave (Suzanne) Pletcher, Warsaw, and William (Colleen) Pletcher, Elkhart; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husband; and a brother, Dean Loucks.
Maxine was homemaker and loved watching her grandchildren in sports. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Goshen.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the 11 a.m. service Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. The Rev. Gregg Lanzen will officiate. Burial will follow in Olive (West) Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Harbor Light Hospice or First Baptist Church, Goshen.
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Published on December 2, 2019


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Dec 04, 2019
I loved helping Maxine when she lived at Waterford Crossing Rest in paradise.
Dec 02, 2019