Maxine Joy Pletcher, 96, Goshen, died 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Waterford Crossing. She was born April 8, 1923, in Harrison Twp., Elkhart County, to Amos and Anna Rebecca (Derr) Loucks. On June 27, 1946, in Goshen, Maxine married Jerry E. Pletcher and he died May 29, 2015.
Surviving are a daughter, Phyllis (Don) Shull, Bridgeman, Mich.; sons, Dave (Suzanne) Pletcher, Warsaw; William (Colleen) Pletcher, Elkhart; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her parents, husband and a brother, Dean Loucks.
Maxine was homemaker and loved watching her grandchildren in sports. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Goshen.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the 11 a.m. service on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen. Rev. Gregg Lanzen will officiate. Burial will follow at Olive (West) Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to the Harbor Light Hospice or First Baptist Church, Goshen.