|Marvin J. Plooster|
|Stockham Family Funeral Home|
Marvin J. Plooster, 82, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, surrounded by his family at The Cedars, McPherson. He was born on June 16, 1930, in Hawarden, Iowa, the son of Arnold S. and Cleon Clara (Hayes) Plooster.
He had worked at National Cooperative Refinery Association, was a security guard at Abbott Laboratories, and most recently, was a greeter at Walmart.
On May 14, 1951, Marvin was united in marriage to Gloria June Bengston in Kansas City, Kansas.
Marvin served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged at the rank of Master Sergeant. He was a life member of the V.F.W. Post 2715 and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Wife: Gloria of the home
Children: Sheryl Miller and husband, John, of McPherson
Larry Plooster and wife, Berdeanna, of Pocatello, ID
Keith Plooster and wife, Sheila, of McPherson
Seven grandchildren: Heather Miller
Misty Shaw and husband, Brad
Michael Plooster and wife, Breanna
Stephanie Baker and husband, Levi
Alexia and Benjamin Shaw
Triss and Avienda Plooster
Two step-great-grandchildren: Daken Baker
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Tim Leaf and Rev. Lynn Scott officiating.
Inurnment of the cremains with Military Honors will be at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, at the Andover Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, Hospice & Homecare of Reno County, or Andover Cemetery Fund in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.