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Jeffry Plas

August 17, 1953 - August 27, 2018


Jeffry A. Plas, 65, died peacefully in his home in Lincoln, Nebraska, after a courageous battle with lung cancer on Monday, August 27, 2018. Jeff was born August 17, 1953 in Elyria, to Robert and Ann (Meeks) Plas. Jeff was a 1971 graduate of Elyria Catholic High School in Elyria.

He loved being in nature, spending time with family, watching sports and was a faithful Cleveland Browns, Cavs and Indians fan. Jeff also greatly enjoyed his work at The Legacy Retirement Community. Jeff was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend to all.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Marjie Hoffman; son and daughter-in-law, RJ and Kelly Plas of Lincoln; son and daughter-in-law, Aaron and Laura Plas of Columbus, Nebraska; step-son and daughter-in-law, Clint and Christine Hoffman of Denver; step-son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Mindy Hoffman of Lincoln; stepdaughter and son-in-law, Veronica and Ryan Cole of Omaha; grandchildren, Logan, Julia, Sammi, Emily, Cooper, Kennedy, Drew, Harrison, Adlee and Winston; eight siblings, Gayle (Bill) Loudermilk, Jill McCoy, Mike (Barbara) Plas, John Plas, Marty (Carol) Plas, Debbie (Tom) Kaminski, Scott (Kim) Plas, Laurie (Mark) Sabo; brother-in-law, Don Deidrick; numerous well-loved nieces, nephews, in-laws and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Ann Plas; sisters, Bonnie Diedrick and Joyce Meyer; brother-in-law, Don Meyer and nephew, Mikey Diedrick.

The family would like to thank the owner, friends/co-workers and residents at The Legacy Retirement Communities for all their support and prayers.

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