John B. Plutz
John B. Plutz
John B. Plutz, age 83, of Grayslake, passed away at his home on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. He was born in Chicago on April 20, 1931 to John and Loretta (Smith) Plutz. John served in the Marine Corp, was a retired fireman, and was a member of IAFF Local 471. A sports enthusiast, John was an avid Cubs fan and loved to fish. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Janet, whom he married on March 27, 1954; his children, John (Mary) of West Allis, WI, Matthew of Champaign, IL, Lorraine (Craig) Weidner of Trevor, WI, and Joseph of New York, NY; grandchildren, John (Amber) of West Allis, WI, Kimberly Plutz of Kingston, IL, Jaclun Plutz of Kingston, IL, Abigayle of Naperville, IL, Casey Weidner of Trevor, WI, and Kyle Weidner of Trevor, WI; daughter-in-law, Karen, of Kingston, IL; and sisters, Carol Hayes of Indiana and Mary (Bill) Conlin of California. John was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Steve, one sister, Dolores Coleman, and two brothers, Ed and Tom Plutz. Friends of the family may visit on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. A funeral mass is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at St. Mary of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 22333 W Erhart Road, Mundelein, Il 60060. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.