Edith Pluhar, age 91, a longtime resident of the Cohagen Community passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015. She left this world doing what she loved most, tending to her garden and flowers.
Edith was born on January 16, 1924, the 2nd child of James and Londa Michael Gallagher on a ranch NW of Cohagen. She attended country school near their homestead, graduating from Cohagen High School in 1942. That same summer she married Phillip Pluhar and they had three children: Chuck, Phyllis and Vern. Together, Phil and Edith worked the soil, raising crops and cattle and eventually turning the ranch over to their sons and their families.
Edith is survived by her children, Charles (Luann), Phyllis (Deon Belt) and Vern (Naomi); grandchildren: Justin and Jeff, Tonya and Deona, Dawn, Pam and Wayland, 15 great grandchildren and 5 weeks ago had the honor of holding her first great, great grandchild. She is also survived by a brother Marvin and two sisters Velma and Marlene. She was preceded in death by her husband Phil in February of 1995, her parents, two brothers Alvin and Clayton, three sisters: Marion, Margie and Norma.
No services are planned at this time but her family and her Cohagen Community will celebrate her life at a later date. Her family will especially miss her bountiful meals, poppy seed kolaches, and homemade cookies. Her kitchen table was always open for anyone to sit and visit or share a meal. Edith will always be known and appreciated for her dedication to preserving the family history along with the history of Garfield County.
Services are pending at this time or no services will be held. If available, please see obituary for more information.