She married LeRoy Rhoades in 1965 and the couple moved to Refugio in 1968 where she lived for 44 years, until her death.
She was born on April 26, 1941, in New Heartford, Iowa, to John Plantz and Gladys McMullen Plantz.
She is preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Survivors include a brother, Thomas C. Plantz and wife Jane of Baton Rouge, La. and a special niece, Becky Brabham of Baton Rouge and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held May 5 in Moore Funeral Home Chapel from 10 to 11 a.m., with Funeral services conductaed at 11 a.m. at Moore Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery in Refugio.