DeAnna Pletka

Obituary of DeAnna K. Pletka

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DeAnna K. Pletka, 74, of Winamac, IN passed away unexpectedly at 7:16 AM Saturday, November 27, 2021 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.  She was born on February 7, 1947 in Winamac to the late Henry W. and Annabelle [Bitterling] Sparks.  DeAnna was a 1965 graduate of Winamac High School.  On August 30, 1970, she married Dennis F. Pletka in Logansport, IN.  DeAnna was a devoted wife and provided special care for Dennis in his later years.  He passed away on July 29, 2017. 

DeAnna was retired, having served the community for 30 years as a Deputy Clerk at the Winamac Town Hall.  She made many dear friends during her time working there. 

DeAnna had several passions in life including raising cats (since childhood), baking, and visiting the Pulaski County Public Library.  She enjoyed watching TV, reading books, and taking shopping trips with her friends. 

DeAnna was a loving mother and grandmother.  Her grandchildren always brought a smile to her face.  DeAnna will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. 


She is survived by:

Scott E. Pletka, Logansport, IN Son

Bryan C. (Shanan) Pletka, Logansport, IN Son

Brennan Pletka, Grandson

Sadie Pletka, Granddaughter

David H. Sparks, Winamac, IN Brother

Douglas A. (Catherine) Sparks, Winamac, IN Brother

Mary (Donald) Bowman, San Pierre, IN Sister-in-law

Several Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Henry W. and Annabelle [Bitterling] Sparks, Parents

Dennis F. Pletka, Husband

Daniel Sparks, Brother

Carol J. Sparks, Sister-in-law


Graveside Services will be held at 2 PM EST Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Winamac Cemetery (Town Addition) in Winamac, IN with Rev. David Broad officiating.

Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery (Town Addition) in Winamac, IN. 

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Winamac Volunteer Fire Department or Pulaski County EMS.

Online Tributes may be offered at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.




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Graveside Services

2:00 pm
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Winamac Cemetery (Town Addition)
West Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States


Winamac Cemetery (Town Addition)
West Main Street
Winamac, Indiana, United States
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1947 - 2021

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