Jerry Plotz

Born in Baton Rouge, LA
Born on Aug 10, 1936
Departed on Apr 4, 2021

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Jerry Ann Plotz, Age 84, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa passed away at the Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha on Sunday, April 4, 2021.

A public visitation will be held at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home on Wednesday April 7, from 4 to 7 PM. As mandated by proclamation, social distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people to be allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields are required. A private family funeral service will be held at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories on Thursday, April 8 with the Pastor Darran Whiting presiding. Interment to follow at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery-Chapel Garden.

Jerry was born on August 10, 1936 in Baton Rouge, LA. She was the daughter of the late James and Frances (Land) Milne. She graduated from Coe College. On May 31, 1967, Jerry married the love of her life, Kenneth A. Plotz in Panama City, FL. 

Jerry owned and operated the Dairyana restaurant in Anamosa. Jerry loved traveling to Fort Myers Beach, FL. She enjoyed planting flower gardens in the summer, swimming and being outside in the sun. She had an affinity for cats, especially Himalayan cats. She was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Her most cherished moments were spending time with her family. She was a loving caregiver to her grandchildren. 

Those left to cherish Jerry’s memory are her husband, Kenneth A. Plotz; her daughters, Julie (Kelley) Prull and Judie (Richard) Gofton; her grandchildren, Amy Plotz, Chris Prull, Jimmie Gofton, Brad Prull, Nicholas Gofton, and Maddie Prull; her great-granddaughter, Pressley Mochal; brother-in-law, Larry Plotz. All surviving family members live in the Cedar Rapids Metro Area. Jerry is preceded in death by her parents and a sister-in-law, Barbara Plotz. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

The family wishes to thank the entire staff at the Oldorf Hospice House for all the care and support they showed to Jerry and her family while she was in their care.