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Florence Juers Obituary

Florence (Plank) Juers, 94, of Rochester, passed away at Cottage Wood Senior Living Center on Sunday, March 22, 2020.
    Florence was born on Feb. 18, 1926 to Lawrence and Johanna (Glueson) Duden in Gillford Township on the family farm. She married Carl Plank on July 24, 1944 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They later farmed in the Lake City area. In 1957, they moved to the Mazeppa area and continued farming. Carl passed away in 1991. She later married Kenneth Juers Aug. 3, 2003 at the Lincoln Trinity Church. Ken passed away on Dec. 7, 2007. Florence moved to the Plaza in Lake City in 2018. She enjoyed camping, snowmobiling, playing cards and bingo. She also loved riding horses and her cat “Tweeter”. She was a member of the Lincoln Trinity Lutheran Church.
    Florence is survived by her daughter, Sheral Schleck of Kenyon, Minn.; two sons, Sonny (Sandee) Plank of Frontenac and Larry (Diane) Plank of Mazeppa; eight grandchildren; 14 great -grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Delores Sandborn of Minneapolis and Darlene Griffith of Marlowe, Okla. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Plank and Kenneth Juers; her parents; seven brothers, Norman, Alvin, Harley, Harry, Roy, Leslie and Elmer Plank; three sisters, Marion Birr, Gladys Truebenbach and Janis Plank.
    A private service will be held at Lincoln Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Oakgrove Cemetery in Eyota. Online condolences may be placed at

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