PLANK, Albert 'Dwight' Nov 5, 1923 – Nov 16, 2021

Albert “Dwight” Plank, 98, of Galveston, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at Woodbridge Health Campus in Logansport.
Born on Nov. 5, 1923, in Logansport, he was the son to the late Harry Albert and Veronica Eva (Logan) Plank.
On Oct. 24, 1948, in the Anoka United Methodist Church, he married Hazel Lucille Stephenson, who preceded him in death on Oct. 3, 2007.
Dwight served his country in the United States Army.
He worked as an attendant at the Logansport State Hospital until 1989. Dwight farmed, raising grain, swine and tomatoes for many years before retiring in 1994.
Dwight was a member of the Center United Methodist Church, Deacon Grange, Union Pomona Grange, Cass County Farm Bureau, American Legion Post 418 and a 10-year 4-H member. He also served on the Indiana State Grange Executive Committee for 20 years and was a historian chairman. Dwight served as the market master of the Logansport Farmers Market for several years.
Surviving Dwight are two sons, D. Stephen (Patricia) Plank, of Galveston, John (Susan) Plank, of Brookston; two daughters, Sarah (Kevin) Burke, of Pendleton, Susan (Tim) Plassmeier, of Noblesville; 13 grandchildren, Misty (Rich) Samard, Albany, Oregon, Scott Plank, Galveston, Brad (Whitney) Plank, Walton, and Jeff Plank, Logansport, Stacy (Nathaniel) Shultz, Indianapolis, Kelly (Nathan) Knochel, Fowler, Jacob Plank, Chicago, Nathan (Brittany) Burke, Wilkinson, Nick (Brittany) Burke, McCordsville, and Jared Burke, Pendleton, and Kyle (Katie) Plassmeier, Greenwood, Matt Plassmeier and fiancee, Jaclyn Bernas, Munster, and Bryan (Katie) Plassmeier, Jacksonville, Florida; 19 great-grandchildren, Luke (Emma) Samard, Logan Samard, Hope Samard, Alyssa Plank, Alaina Plank, Vince Plank, Adalyn Plank, Gabriel Plank, Maverick Burke, Rockston Burke, Moxley Burke, Michael Shultz, Patrick Shultz, Connor Shultz, Benjamin Knochel, Elizabeth Knochel, Leona Knochel, Jayden Plassmeier and Mila Plassmeier; and a great-great-grandchild, Willow Samard.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Edwin Logan Plank.
A celebration of life will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Center United Methodist Church, 1475 E. 1125 South, Galveston, IN 46932, with the Rev. John Newman officiating. Burial will follow in the Center Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service at the church.
You may sign Dwight’s guestbook and leave condolences for the family at
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Center United Methodist Church or the Deacon Grange.
Gundrum Funeral Home and Crematory has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.

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