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Louis W. Pleiman

January 13, 2021

Burial Date: January 20, 2021

St. Joseph Church 4011 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY 41076 Jan. 20, 10:30 a.m.

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Louis William Pleiman

Lou was born February 3, 1952 to Alphonse and Grace Pleiman (nee Kramer) and he grew up with two brothers, two sisters, and many, many cousins. Lou married his first wife (Dad’s joke), Peggi (nee Wilbers), on June 15, 1974 and they were married for 46 years.

Lou had a love for life, friends, family, and laughter. Whenever he was around, you were guaranteed to hear great stories and jokes, laugh at them, then laugh at him laughing at his jokes. He would laugh so hard he would cry, then everyone would laugh some more. His endless sense of humor and always “have a good-time attitude” were appreciated by everyone he met.

Lou enjoyed spending time outdoors, boating, woodworking, and chasing grandchildren, all with a smile on his face.

Lou was an automotive mechanic for 55 years, most recently the owner of S&W Car Care for the last 12 years. Previous employers were Hammond’s Service Center, Ft. Mitchell Garage, and a tire shop in Newport.

Lou is survived by his wife Peggi, children Matthew (Erin), Adam (Laura), Amy Cassell (Ben), and 8 grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Carl (Sandy) and Dave (Diana), sisters Cora Morace (Don Kirkland) and Mary Alexander, sisters-in-law Kathy and Pam Wilbers, and brother-in-law Ed (Martha) Wilbers.

Lou was an extremely gracious individual to both friends and strangers. Our loss is Heaven’s gain, and there’s no doubt he will be greatly missed by all.

The visitation will be held Tuesday, January 19, from 4-7pm at Muehlenkamp-Erschell funeral Home, 427 S. Ft. Thomas Ave., Ft. Thomas, KY. Masks are required and abide by social distancing.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, January 20, at 10:30am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cold Spring, KY.