DOLORES L. PLAUTZ, nee Martin, age 86, of Huntley, formerly of Lombard and Carol Stream

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 20th, 2014

Mom&Dad60th-24Dolores L Plautz, nee Martin, age 86 of Huntley, formerly of Lombard and Carol Stream, died Wednesday, February 19 surrounded by family at Sherman Hospital.

Visitation will be held Sunday, February 23 from 2 to 8 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Monday, February 24 at 10 am at Brust Funeral Home. Interment will be Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood.

Mrs. Plautz is survived by her husband, Charles; her children, Robert (Deborah), Judith (Ken) O’Brien, and Susan (William) Jennrich; her grandchildren, Jamersin Plautz of Rhode Island, Brian (Julie) Plautz of Colorado, Ken M. (Andrea) O’Brien of Marengo, Katie (Scott) Benson of Huntley, Meghan O’Brien of Huntley, Gregory, Alec and Brett Jennrich of Frankfort; her 8 great-grandchildren, Aiden, Brady, Kailey, Aubrey, Brady, Katelyn, Jack, and Madeline; and many many other relatives and friends.

Mrs. Plautz is preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Clara Martin; her sister, Muriel (Hal) Grabow and her brother, Donald (Virginia of Florida) Martin.

Mrs. Plautz lived in Lombard for 28 years and Carol Stream for 30 years.  She moved to Huntley in November. She had been married to Charles for 67 years.  She worked for Illinois Bell from 1945-1978 as an operator and telephone supervisor.  She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America and the VFW #2801 Villa Park Women’s Auxiliary.  Mrs. Plautz had attended Trinity Lutheran Church and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lombard.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in memory of Dolores Plautz on behalf of Meghan O’Brien at the University of Chicago Medicine. Checks may be made payable to the “University of Chicago Medicine” and sent to the following address: University of Chicago Gift and Record Services, Dolores Plautz Memorial, 5235 S. Harper Court, Chicago, IL 60615.

Or, you are welcome to direct individuals to make a gift online using the following instructions.

·       Please direct individuals to visit our website:

·       Click on “Make a Gift”

·       In the “special instructions” window, individuals can enter “Dolores Plautz Memorial on behalf of Meghan O’BrienSalgia General Research”


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