Elda Plett (nee Unger) was born at home in Blumenhof on December 4, 1929. She grew up in Blumenhof till age six when they moved to New Bothwell for six years, and then back to Blumenhof again until she got married. She was baptized in July of 1943 in the Seine River near La Broquerie. On March 4, 1951, she joined the Blumenort EMC. On the same day that she joined the church, they announced Mom and Dad’s engagement and they were married two months later on May 5, 1951. They farmed just north of Blumenort until dad’s passing.
Elda (Mom) passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the age of 90 in the Ste. Anne Hospital.
Elda (Mom) was predeceased by her husband Benny (our Dad) on March 9, 1982, by her daughter-in-law Eleanor on August 11, 1990, and by her son, Wes, on December 18, 2007. She was also predeceased by her parents Cornelius & Anna Unger, two sisters and two brothers and numerous in-laws.
She is survived by her children: Pat Plett, Dianne (Ron) Reimer, Earl (Audrey) Plett, James (Maryann) Plett, and Darlene (Kelly) Penner.;15 grandchildren and their spouses, and 29 great-grandchildren, sister Nettie (Ellis) Penner and brother Dan (Soha) Unger.
We’d like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Ste Anne Hospital for taking such good care of Mom for the last 4-5 months.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. at Blumenort Community Church, Blumenort, MB, with viewing at the church prior to the service. Burial will follow at the Blumenort Community Cemetery.