Gladys A. Plata

  • Born: August 31, 1932
  • Died: January 16, 2015
  • Location: Dixon, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Gladys A. Plata, age 82 of Dixon, passed away on January 16, 2015 at home.

Gladys was born on August 31, 1932 in Aguada, Puerto Rico; the daughter of Juan and Juanita (Martinez) Arroyo. She married Ysidro Plata on December 24, 1951 in Sterling; he preceded her in death on October 13, 2000.

Survivors include two daughters, Juanita Cropsey of Freeport and Gladys Leal of Dixon; three brothers, Miguel Arroyo of West Palm Beach, FL, Nelson Arroyo of Orlando, FL and Jesus Arroyo of Racine, WI; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two sons, Ysidro Plata and Ysidro Plata, Jr. and one brother Carlos Juan Arroyo.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 10-11 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling (505 1st Avenue). Funeral service will follow. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.