William Wendall Pletsch, 72, a lifelong resident of East Rutherford, passed away at home on February 6, 2021. Prior to retiring as Police Captain, he served on the East Rutherford Police Department for over 25 years. William was a sports lover, following the NJ Devils, LA Dodgers, and NY Giants. He is survived by his love, Janice Pletsch and beloved sons Scott W. Pletsch and Brian P. Pletsch. Cherished grandfather of Abigail and Jesse. Loving brother of Carolyn Miller and Lenora Schiller. Cremation was private. Arrangements Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.