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Gary LuVerne Plogmann

October 5, 1941 June 27, 2015
Gary LuVerne Plogmann
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Obituary for Gary LuVerne Plogmann

Gary LuVerne Plogmann, 73, died Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

    Memorial visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton. A Celebration of Life service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Traer with Rev. David Gensch officiating. Inurnment will be in West Union Cemetery, Traer.

    Gary was born October 5, 1941, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of LuVerne and Leona Dengler Plogmann. He graduated from Traer High School in 1958.

    On June 22, 1958, Gary was united in marriage with Darlene Latting at St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Traer. They were both members of the church.

    In the 1960s, Gary worked for Wieck’s Feed in Dysart. In the early 1980s, Gary bought the business and it became Gary’s Feed and Livestock. He was a black jack dealer at Meskwaki Casino in Tama for 12 years, and he also worked as a valet at Virginia Gay Hospital in Vinton.

    Gary was an officer on the Dysart Fire and Ambulance crew for many years. He enjoyed playing cards, fishing and going to the casino.

    Gary is survived by his wife, Darlene Plogmann of Vinton; two children, Allan (Linda) Plogmann of Alto, GA, and Teresa (Gary) McKenna of Vinton; sister LaVon (Tim) VandeKamp of Gilman; brother-in-law Robert Latting of Grinnell; four grandchildren: Andrew and Ashley McKenna, Danielle (Marty) Hardon and Jennifer (Corey) Thiessen; and four great-grandchildren: Catherine, Grace, Shayla and Alexis.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and his mother- and father-in-law, Webster and Dorothy Latting.

    A memorial fund has been established.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home
Celebration of Life service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015, at St. Luke's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Traer
Inurnment: West Union Cemetery, Traer


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