Darryl John Plout, 80
March 10, 1935 — Nov. 6, 2015
Darryl John Plout, 80, of Sun City West, Arizona, formerly of West Bend,
passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, following a quiet and
courageous two-year battle with a variety of health issues.
He was born March 10, 1935, in North Prairie, the son of the late John
and Thora (Kaeding) Plout.
Following graduation from St. John’s Military
Academy in Delafield, he began work at Sentry Foods in West Bend, a
store that was owned and operated by his parents.
On Aug. 7, 1954, he
was united in marriage to Audrey Behm in Cambridge and they were blessed
with the birth of three sons, John, Tim and Steve. While in West Bend he
participated in many clubs, organizations and activities and was a
member of Immanuel United Church of Christ.
After his parent’s retirement, Darryl and Audrey purchased Sentry Foods
in West Bend and continued to operate it until it was sold in 1980.
Darryl continued employment in the grocery business as a food broker
until his retirement in 1996. After retiring, he and Audrey moved to Sun
City West, Arizona.
Living as a full-time resident in the warmth and sunshine of Arizona
allowed Darryl to work on his beloved game of golf. He scored two
holes-in-one in his lifetime and credited them to “More luck then
skill.” Darryl was also an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and the
Those Darryl leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife of 61
years, Audrey; two sons, John (Jane) Plout of Marshall, Michigan, and
Steve (Jean) Plout of Princeton; a daughter-in-law, Pat of Fond du Lac;
three grandchildren, Mitchell Plout, Manda Plout and Jacqueline Wene;
two great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Tristen Wene; a sister, Bonnie
(Richard) Putze of Sun City West, Arizona; and other relatives and many
In addition to his parents, Darryl was preceded in death by his son,
Tim, in 2006.
Darryl leaves behind many happy memories that his family and friends
will hold onto when they are at their saddest moments. His quick wit and
amazing sense of humor will be remembered and missed by all who knew
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015,
at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home, (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend,
WI). A luncheon will be held following the service where guests may meet
with the family. A second service will be held in Sun City West at a
Darryl’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home
Saturday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of celebration.
“It’s not goodbye, my love, it’s until we meet again.”
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Desert Garden Church of Sun
City West would be appreciated.
Additional information and online guestbook may be found at