George Donald Pflaum Jr. at the age of 59 peacefully passed away after battling a life time illness at North Kansas City Hospital on Tuesday January 16, 2018.
George Donald Pflaum Jr. at the age of 59 peacefully passed away after battling a life time illness at North Kansas City Hospital on Tuesday January 16, 2018. George Donald Pflaum Jr. was born on April 2, 1958 in Brooklyn, New York to the loving parents of Dorothy and George Pflaum.
George joined the Army right after high school and worked as a telephone installer and a lineman. He was based out of Fort Leavenworth during the years of April 1972 through April 1979. While there he became a certified pole climber, cable splicers helper, and an outside plant field inspector. During April of 1979 he was transferred and joined the USARAEUR or the United States Regular Army Europe Command and he was based out of Germany till February 1983 while there he helped place phone and communication lines through the military camps and military installations. On February 23, 1983 he came back to the United States where was Honorably Discharged from the Army and awarded the following medals and awards; Marksman Badge with Auto Rifle Bar with Rifle Bar; Good Conduct Medal; Army Service Ribbon; and Overseas Service Ribbon.
George Donald Pflaum Jr. is survived by his mother Dorothy Pflaum; and his brothers Dennis and James Pflaum; and also by his nephews of Clayton, Cameron, and Cooper Pflaum, and Michael and Anastasia Pflaum.
A funeral with military honor is scheduled for April 2, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Desoto Cemetery; located at 34500 W 87th St, Desoto, KS 66018. A reception will be followed at 33282 W 87th Ter Desoto, KS 66018. Father Mike Scully Pastor will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate George Donald Pflaum Jr.’s life. Condolences and In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Dorothy Pflaum at 33282 W 87th Ter Desoto, Ks 66018. The Pflaum family would like to specialty thank Barbra Ann Wiley for all here dedicate care and time spent with helping George through his life, thank you; and thanks to all the nurses, doctors, the Leavenworth and Missouri Veteran Affair Hospitals; and also, the North Kansas City Hospital; and his friends closest to George for their efforts, care and dedication to George; thank you.