Donald L. Plutt, 62, passed away Feb 8, 2010. Beloved husband of Char; father of Don (Katy) Plutt and Kerrie (Rocky) Keck; super grandpa to Jordyn, John, Chloe, Andrew and Brock. Also survived by his brothers, Vic (Charlotte) and Bob (Virginia) and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Vic and Edith Plutt and nephew, Gregory John Plutt. Don served in the US Air Force and worked for the Union Pacific Railroad for 32 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and liked nothing more than spending time with his family. A special thank you to Dr. Frank Settipani for his care, concern, humor and compassion and the staff at Parkview Hospital for their care of our loved one. At his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Mike Oldham officiating. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans' Ritual team will follow the service. Those who desire may make memorials to the Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, ******

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  1. Char and family,
    I was so sorry that i was unable to attend donny’s service, but so very thankful that i was able to visit with you both recently.
    What a great guy!! A gentle spirit with a huge heart that could light up a room with his presence. i would occasionally see vic, bob, and don in cripple creek having a great time. Precious memories. Know he will be missed tremendously. He was a star that shone brightly. My deepest sympathy.

  2. Char,
    I am so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I just heard about it and I am sorry to have missed the services. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Char,

    The service was such a great tribute. Some how I missed the guest book. Please know that you are in my prayers you and your family. Don sounded like a great guy, wish I would have known him. Love you Talca

  4. Char, Don, and Kerrie: I knew Don from first grade at St. Patricks School. We played football and basketball at St. Pat’s. Later, at PCH too. AS a matter of fact I played against him when he played for Central in the 1964 season. He was a good guy with a great sense of humor and good basic values that his parents instilled. I unfortunately hadn’t seen Don since high school. Please accept my condolences. Ed Martinez
    ps: Let me know if you don’t have our St. Pat’s championship picture. Bernie Lay has a copy I know.

  5. Char, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know I am thinking of you and your family. You are in my prayers.

  6. Char, I’m SO sorry for your loss, please give my love to your children and Don’s family as well. I remember all of the great times we shared at Corwin and Central! God bless you all and know that I care. Love, Maribeth

  7. To the family of Don Plute. I have known Don’s since 1st grade and he was a great guy. My sympathy to all of the family.

  8. Kerrie-I did not know your “dad” but he must have been one wonderful dad to have a daughter like you. Same goes for your mom who I had the pleasure of meeting this day. You have been blessed to have wonderful parents as they have been blessed to have wonderful Kerrie. My sympathy and prayers are with you. Love from Midge

  9. Char,Donnie, Kerrie, and family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I have many fond memories of Don, he always seemed to make me laugh. He will be missed. Please let us know if we can do anything for you.

  10. Char & Family –
    I was very sorry to hear about Don’s passing – I know he will be missed by many. I still miss Mo and think of her all the time. Hope all the thoughts and prayers of your friends help in some small way.

    Love, Sue

  11. Dear Plutt family,
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Sending you love all the way from Michigan. Missing you all.
    Susan, (Barry and Betsie Strubel’s little sister)

  12. Char, I am so, so sorry to hear that Don passed away. Patti called me last night to let me know. I will always remember Don as a smiling, friendly, energetic person who was kind and full of life. I am just so sorry. You and Don both have been favorite summer residents here in Pitkin. Helmut also sends his thoughts and prayers. Love, Suzy

  13. Dear Char, Donny, Kerrie and Family, What a Guy, what a friend, what a loss! Forever a hole in our hearts. We miss him already! Love, Russ and Patti

  14. Dear Char and family,

    What can anyone say to lift the weight of sorrow at the loss of a loved one?
    Just know that you are in my heart and the hearts of Fara and David and so may others at this saddest of times.


  15. My dear Char amd family,

    My heart goes out to you. What can one say to lessen the pain of the loss of a beloved? Perhaps,knowing that that friends care about you will help in some way.


  16. Donny and Kerrie~
    Seeing you in the hospital and knowing exactly how you felt, I can only say that I am truly sorry for your loss. I wish you peace and comfort at this time and myself and the entire Fair family send you their love, prayers and best wishes. Our deepest condolences ~ Tanya Fair

  17. Being a friend of “D’s” (as his friends/family called him) was one of the good things about Pitkin, CO. He could always make me smile, he never complained, & was an all around good person. Thank you “D” for being you. Char…may the Lord Bless You and Keep You.

  18. Char, Donny & Kerrie
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. its been about 20 years sence I last knew him but what I do remember is that he was a fun loving man with a great sence of humor. he will be missed by all, you and your whole extentended family are in my thoughts and prayers

  19. So sorry to hear of your loss.Don was a good friend of my brother Joe(Ziolkowski). I know they used to have great times together going fishing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. God bless you all. Bernie and Gloria Stenzel

  20. Char, Donnie, and Karry

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great guy and will be missed my many. Donnie and Karry we go back so far. If you need anything, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. My thoughts, prayers, and hugs and with you all.

  21. Char, Donny, & Kerrie
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thought are with you all, along with all of your other family members. Donny was a great person who will never be forgotten by anyone who ever knew him. Take care.

    Jeff & Michele Cottingham

  22. Donnie, Katy, and all of the Plutt family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We are sorry for your loss. Take care and may god bless you all.

  23. I went to school with Donnie and St. Patricks grade school. We went through eight years together so the class was pretty close then. It was always a character building day for Sr. Maureen when Dennis Sheehan and Donnie Plutt got in trouble. What a two-some they were.

    About 1979 my husband was working in Sheridan Lake CO. We always walked the railroad tracks to find treasures. Across the road from our home at the school there, was a siding. While walking one day a train was on that siding. I heard some one yell”what are you doing out here?” I yelled back when I saw it was Donnie…”I could say the same thing to you” Don’t you just love surprises like that?

    Your family must hurt so much right now, but you have a wonderful treasure in your hearts and minds…Donnie’s love for you all.God bless you with the peace and understanding that comes with time.

  24. Char, I am so sorry for your loss. Please take comfort knowing that so many of us are thinking of you at this very difficult time.
    With sympathy,

  25. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Char, Donny, Kerry, Vic, Charlotte and grandchildren.

  26. Char,
    No words can express my sorrow.
    Just know you are in my heart and prayers.
    The last time I saw Don he was laughing with friends….that smile is my memory.
    That smile was from the heart.
    I am so sorry,

  27. Char, Donnie Kerrie – We are so sorry for your loss. “D” was such a great person and we know a terrific husband, dad and grandpa. You have all of our sympathy and you know you can get in touch with us if you need anything. I remember the first time I met Don – Char you attended our wedding with Don – I told Skip what is my friend doing with your friend. Char and I had been friends since grade school and Skip & Don had been friends that long also. Funny how life works – you are in our thoughts and prayers and have our love!! Skip & Carol

  28. Char…it is with sadness, that I heard that Don passed away..I am thinking about you and your family..and you are all in my thoughts and prayers…Charm

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