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Eugene Feliks Pluska

Eugene Feliks Pluska


Eugene Feliks Pluska was born in Sierznici, Poland on November 20th 1926 to Paul & Aniela Pluska. During World War II,  October 1945 with his brother Stanley, they left their home a step ahead of the advancing Russians. Stanley had been active in the underground against both the Nazi's and the Russians. Both boy's lives were at risk if captured. Eugene and his brother walked westward for a month, finally climbing aboard a train, they reached the German border at great risk to both their lives. Their Mother thought they had been killed, then came a letter telling her Stan had made it to Canada and Eugene had made it to the United States. Eugene served in  the US Army during  the Korean War.  He enlisted in the Air Force in 1955, where he served for 22 years. He married Betty J. Moore December 12, 1958, who was also in the Air Force at Offutt AFB.


He had a special reunion years later with family after He was able to save enough money and cut through Polish red tape so his Mother and Sister could visit him for two months in 1962.

He is survived by Betty Pluska of Boise ID; Children: Cindy Williams of Boise, ID; Paul Pluska of Hansville, WA; Renee Gildehaus of Red Lodge, MT; Mike Pluska of Raleigh, NC; Heidi Pluska of Boise, ID; and Grand Children; Aaron Williams, Jake Williams, Sally Gildehaus, Ryan Williams, Meggan Gildehaus, Liam Gildehaus, Amelia Pluska, Ben Pluska, , Noah Pluska, Audrey Pluska, Olivia Pluska, and Ian Pluska.


A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Central Assembly, 12000 Fairview Avenue, Boise ID. A committal service with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery.
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