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Lenora Pleima

May 30, 1928 ~ May 11, 2019 (age 90)


Lenora was born on May 30, 1928, to Antonie and Josie (Ver Ploeg) Blom on the family farm south of Pella.  She received her education at the North Porterville country school and Pella Christian High.

Lenora met her future husband, Albert Pleima, at church.  They were married on Feb. 18, 1948, at the home of her parents.  To this union five children were born:  Linda Jean, Duane Allen, Randal Lee, Marcia Joan, and Arvin Martin.  They moved to Leighton where Lenora cleaned the Leighton Farmers Savings bank for 27 years as well as house cleaning.  Albert farmed, worked for Brummel Bros., and did carpentry and trenching work.  Lenora and Albert were also janitors of the Leighton Christian Reformed Church for 40 years.  They moved to Pella in 2010.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children and spouses:  Linda and Vern Roose, Randy and Kathy Pleima, Marcia and Keith Brink, and Arvin and Cheryl Pleima; 13 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.  Lenora is also survived by her sisters-in-law: Irene Blom and Effie Groenendyk.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Albert Pleima; son, Duane Pleima; grandchildren, Brian Roose and Melinda Roose; sister Helen and Elmer Vander Waal; brothers Ernie and Mary Jane Blom and Lawrence Blom, and her brothers and sisters-in-law: Nelson and June Pleima, Dick and Gertrude Pleima, Alice and Quinten Zylstra and Howard Groenendyk.   

Lenora was known for her contagious smile and her love for her husband, children, and grandchildren.


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Visitation With Family
May 13, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Second Christian Reformed Church
609 East First Street
Pella, IA 50219

Funeral Service
May 14, 2019

10:00 AM
Second Christian Reformed Church
609 East First Street
Pella, IA 50219

Interment following funeral service
May 14, 2019

Evergreen Cemetery
Eaton Avenue
Leighton, IA 50143


Hospice of Pella
Pella IA

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