Frank Pluss, 86

Graveside services for Frank Pluss, 86, of Ava, were held Jan. 4, 2020 at Souder Cemetery with the Rev. Oren Alcorn officiating. Mr. Pluss died Dec. 31, 2019, in Galena with his friends by his side.

He was born March 21, 1933, in Eldon, Illinois, one of seven children born to John and Toni Ertle Pluss. He moved to a farm in the  Souder community in 1970 with his brother Elmer.  He enjoyed working on the farm. He also loved to fish and is best remembered for his big grin.

He is survived by his sister, Betty Cooper and husband Ray of Flippin, Arkansas, and another sister, Shirley, of California; several nieces and nephews; and his good friends Jerry Carr, Rick Tate, Kenny Smith and several others. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Elmer, Charley and John; and his sisters, Evelyn and Judy.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Souder Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, directors.

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