Rudy Plutt

1920 – 2014


Rudy Plutt, age 93, died May 25, 2014, in Vancouver, Wash. He was born on October 9, 1920, in Dillon, to Matt and Annie Plutt. He graduated from Beaverhead County High School and was a WWII Army veteran. 

Rudy spent the majority of his working life employed with the County in Missoula. He was an adamant Grizzly fan, enjoyed bowling, dancing and taking long rides to enjoy the beauty of Montana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Matt and Annie Plutt, a brother Matt, three sisters, Rosie, Evelyn and Julia, two nephews Frank Plutt and Richard Williams.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jeff McCollum, two granddaughters, Bree Ann Booth and her husband, Ryan, and Marissa McCollum, and a great grandson, Kelwyn Booth, all of Vancouver, Wash., two nieces, Vida Flanders Kelly and her husband, Charles, of Austin, Texas, and Judy Flanders Quass and her husband, Richard, of Spokane, Wash.. and several great nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services will be held in Dillon at Mountain View Cemetery on June 28 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Special Olympics.