James “Skip” Plapp, age 70, died at home on Sunday, March 24, surrounded by loving family and friends. Skip was born in Winona to Otto “Jack” Plapp and Bonnie (Adank) Plapp in 1948, and was the eldest of three children. Skip joined the U.S. Navy in 1968.
Skip met the love of his life, Veronica (Dumais) Plapp, in 1989. They blended their families and created 30 years of memories.
Skip is survived by his wife, Veronica Plapp; siblings, Steve (Suzy) Plapp and Connie (Dennis Bruvold) Jensen; children, Angela (Guy) Poland, Cynthia (Michael) Bush, and Heather Savard; grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A service will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 10:30 a.m. on April 4, 2019. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 3-7 p.m. Donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley or the Arizona Humane Society.