Dorothy O. Pflantz, 85, formerly of Quincy and West Ely, Mo., passed away Sunday (March 16, 2014) in the Monroe City (Mo.) Manor Care Center. She was born June 16, 1928, in Pevely, Mo., a daughter of William Casper Adam and Olga Sophia Catherine Gieselman Jeude. She married Norman L. Pflantz on Aug. 23, 1952, in Barnhart, Mo. He died Dec. 26, 1997. Mrs. Pflantz was a graduate of Herculaneum (Mo.) High School. She was a devoted homemaker and farm wife. She worked in floral care and design at Michael's Florist in Monroe City, Mo. She was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Quincy and a former member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in West Ely. She served as a church organist in Barnhart, Mo., and both Sunday school teacher and organist at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Dorothy enjoyed her hobbies, including needle work and gardening. Survivors include her children, Carolyn (Gary) Cramlett of Quincy, Janis (Rick) Bourgeois of Hoyleton, Richard Pflantz of Palmyra, Mo., and Steven (Melissa) Pflantz of St. Louis; grandchildren, Amy (Adam) Buss, Curtis Cramlett, Ryan (Jaymee) Kees, Morgan Pflantz, Alicia (Tommy) Rhode, Nathan Pflantz and Thanuel Pflantz; stepgrandchildren, Aimee Bourgeois and Chase Bourgeois; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Addison Buss, Lilly Cramlett, Teigan Kees and Tyler Rhode; stepgreat-grandchildren, Sophia and Gavin Lamczyk; siblings, Alveda (William) Ehrlich of Arnold, Mo., Bernice Feldkamp of Pevely, William (Elaine) Jeude of Pevely, Lucille (Donald) Luebke of Warrenton, Mo., Alfred (Sue) Jeude of Barnhart, Betty (Joseph) Floyd of Monroe City, Janet (Vince) Howard of Charlotte, N.C.; an aunt, Marie Klimek, of St. Louis; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Ervin Kassel; and brother-in-law, Rayford Feldkamp. SERVICES: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kenneth Schamber conducting. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. VISITATION: 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel, Palmyra, Mo. MEMORIALS: The Lutheran Hour, Immanuel Lutheran Church or Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. ARRANGEMENTS: Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel. WEBSITE: www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Mar. 18 to Mar. 20, 2014