Kent M. Pflug

Kent M. Pflug

Kent M. Pflug


Kent M. Pflug, 80, died Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at UnityPoint Health in Marshalltown.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 20, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Atkins, with the Rev. Douglas Woltemath officiating. Burial will be held at Arlington Cemetery in Arlington, Neb., at a later date. A memorial fund has been established.

Kent was born on July 23, 1942, in Valley, Ne., the son of Kenneth George and Iris Mae (Johnson) Pflug. He graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Neb., and graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in pharmacy. Kent married Gwen Scheer and the couple later divorced. He later married Sheryl Janzen and they later divorced.

Kent began his career as a pharmacist at Miller Pharmacy in Fremont, Neb. He later owned and operated the Rexall pharmacy in Onawa, Iowa, for several years. After selling the pharmacy, Kent continued to practice as a pharmacist at Bryan Hospital in Lincoln, Neb. He truly loved working with his patients throughout his career. Kent worked hard and he also played hard In his leisure time. Kent loved spending time in the outdoors, boating, golfing, hunting, fishing, snow skiing and going to movies. He loved his Nebraska Cornhuskers and was a loyal fan all his life! Kent loved life and loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his children, Matt (Sandra) Pflug of Ames, Kristi (Bryan) Phipps of Atkins, Dr. Jenny (Tom) Thompson of Billings, Mont., and Tyler Pflug of Lincoln, Neb.; eight grandchildren, Nick (Tania) Pflug, Vanessa (Ed) Darden, Brandon (Camille) Pflug, Ben (Taylor) Phipps, Brad (Shantel) Phipps, Elisa (Quinn) Tonne, Gwen and Amy Thompson; 12 great-grandchildren, Izzy, Addie, Ava, Briyant, Keiyan, Speight, Annie, Everett, Remi, Lennon, Enora and Lewis; two nieces; four nephews; and many extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Kelsey Pflug; and his sisters, Karen Marshall and Bonnie Oldham.

Kent was strong in his faith and he loved the Lord. He is now laughing with his sisters in heaven.

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