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Obituary: Sherri Lynn Pleak, St. Paul


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Sherri Lynn Pleak, 51, of St. Paul, passed away Monday, June 9, 2014, at Heritage House of Shelbyville, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born October 1, 1962, in Franklin, the daughter of John and Janet (Lovitt) Stuckey.

Sherri is survived by her loving parents, of Shelbyville; a brother, Jeffery Scott Pleak and wife, Gina, of Columbus; nephews, Jared Pleak and Jalen Pleak, both of Columbus; an uncle, Jerry Lovitt and wife, Chris, of Shelbyville; cousins, Chad Lovitt and family, and Michelle McGinn and family; and many special friends, including her childhood friend, Patty Campbell and husband, Columbus, of Shelbyville.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Claude and Delorise Lovitt and Lloyd and Dorothy Stuckey.

Sherri was a lifelong Shelby County resident who enjoyed riding, dancing and hanging out with friends. She loved to hear the rumble of a Harley. Sherri was a tender-hearted person who was always concerned for other people more than herself.

A 1981 graduate of Shelbyville High School, she was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Indiana Federation of Business and Professional Women/Shelbyville, ABATE and Eagles Lodge Aerie No. 766. She was employed in the office at Indiana Grand Casino and throughout the years she had several other clerical jobs.

Sherri volunteered for numerous groups and organizations and was always more than willing to help with a cause.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 13, 2014, at the funeral home, with Pastor Beth Crouch officiating.

Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.

Sherri's family would like to thank the staff of Heritage House and Our Hospice of South Central Indiana for the wonderful care and love shown to Sherri during her illness.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Shelby County, P.O. Box 844, Shelbyville, IN 46176, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 E. 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201, or the donor's choice of charities.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.

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