Richard N. Plesha
November 17, 1936 - September 29, 2021
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St. John Evangelist Church (Main Church)
10701 Olcott Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
(219) 365-5678 | Map
Thursday 10/14, 9:00 am - 10:00 am


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St. John Evangelist Church (Main Church)
10701 Olcott Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
(219) 365-5678 | Map
Thursday 10/14, 10:00 am

Richard Nick Plesha, 84, of Saint John, Indiana, formerly of Munster, passed away peacefully on September 28, 2021. Born in Indiana Harbor, he was the 5th child of 10 children of Joseph and Mary (nee Yelinch) Plesha.  During the late fifties, he served in the US Army in Alaska, and later graduated from Indiana University,…

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Daphne Carlton Taylor left a message on October 16, 2021:
I am a friend of Rebecca and Jeff's, please know my love and prayers are with you all.
Tina O'Drobinak left a message on October 13, 2021:
Dear Carol - I am so sorry to hear of Rich's passing! It was such a delight to always have the two of you sharing your gift and love of music- especially at such touching times as with the funeral choir. Know that you and your family are in my prayers for comfort and healing and I will pray for the repose of Rich's soul! Blessings - Tina
Gloria B Gomez left a message on October 10, 2021:
Dear Carol, Members of Plesha Families, and those related, I consider myself as a family member in so many ways, as I have always been treated as such by the Plesha's. I rejoice for Rich, as he no longer suffers. YES, I will be sad, but not for long, as I have so many happy memories of times we gathered to celebrate happy occasions. I still treasure the Lucky Dime he gave me, during the Dark time in my life! Love, GG
Rick & Susan Hutchings left a message on October 8, 2021:
We are so very sorry for your loss, Rich was a very nice, helpful, friendly person. He will be missed by many.
"Lynn Ann" left a message on October 8, 2021:
I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on the snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain… When you awaken in the morning hush, I am the swift uplifting rush of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night. Do not stand at my grave and cry. I am not there, I did not die. -- Jane Ormes I will miss your laughter, wit, and kindness towards my children. Thank you for helping me buy my first house "Rich Uncle Rich."
Kish Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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