Dec. 7, 1919 — Feb. 22, 2008
WELLINGTON — Casmir “Cas” Pluta, 88, of Wellington, died Friday evening at his home after a short illness.
He was born Dec. 7, 1919, in Berea and had lived in the Wellington area for 57 years.
He served in the Army in the South Pacific during World War II and received a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster.
He worked for Oberlin College and Concrete Masonry in Elyria.
He enjoyed camping with his wife and they were members of the Coachman Club and the Good Sam Club. He loved model trains and watching The Ohio State University Buckeye football games.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy (Rayner); sons and daughters-in-law, Walter (Patricia) Pluta, of Mooresburg, Tenn., Gerald (Deborah) Pluta, of Trosper, Ky., JoAnn (Roy) Frazier, of Wellington; and 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Regina (Bednarz) Pluta; brothers, John, Frank, Adam, William and Charles Pluta; and sisters, Mary and Annie Pluta.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper St., Wakeman and from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Camden Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to New Life Hospice, 5255 North Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035.
Online condolences may be made at www.mormanfh.com.