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Terry E. Plagman

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Terry E. Plagman


Terry Eugene Plagman, 64, died Tuesday April 2, 2013, after a short unexpected illness, surrounded by his loved ones. Public visitation will be on Friday, April 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. and services will be held at Iles Funeral Homes - Grandview Park Chapel on Saturday, April 6, at 10:30 a.m.

Terry was born on September 4, 1948, in Cherokee, IA. He was raised in Sioux Rapids, IA, where he graduated high school. After high school, he joined the Army in 1966 for three years and received an Army Commendation medal. He attended and received his bachelor's degree in business from Iowa State University and married Jane Williams while attending college. Ryan Plagman, Terry's only child, was born in 1975. After divorcing, Terry met Denise DeGroot and they married on February 14, 1986, and enjoyed 26 wonderful years together. Terry worked for a number of years at UPS and operated his business, Plagman Delivery, with his son, Ryan, for the last twelve years.

He is survived by his wife, Denise Plagman; son, Ryan Plagman (Cystal); three grandsons, Zachary, Aidan and Camden; parents, Vern and Phyillis Plagman; brother, Kevin Plagman (Chrys); sister, Cindy Schnoebelen (Krik); and brother, Jerry Plagman. He enjoyed all of his nieces, nephews, cousins, "In-laws and "out-laws." Everyone loved and cherished him. Terry's passion in life was hunting and fishing with his most cherished companions, his loving dogs that received numerous awards throughout the years. Terry enjoyed the company of many friends and family; he will truly be missed.


Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 4, 2013
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