Obit: Plummer, George (1892? - 1945)

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Surnames: Plummer, Gelinas

----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08/16/1945

Plummer, George (2 NOV 1893 - 14 AUG 1945)

George Plummer, 53, field man at the Clark County Asylum, died while at work in the hay field about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, following a heart attack.

Mr. Plummer came to Owen about 23 years ago, and has been employed all this time at the asylum as foreman and field man. He and his family made their home in the residence just east of the asylum building. He came here from Black River Falls, his former home.

Following his death his body was taken to Stanley where it is lying in state at the Plombon Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday morning at 9:30 from St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Mr. Plummer is survived by his wife and two children, Harriett, 12, and Donald, 8. One child preceded him in death.

The bereaved family have the heartfelt sympathy of numerous friends in Owen and elsewhere in this time of sorrow.

(Follow on in 8/23/1945 Owen Enterprise)

Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning at 9:30 for George A. Plummer, whose death occurred Wednesday of last week, while he was working on the Clark County Asylum farm, where he had been farm manager for the past number of years. The services were held at St. Mary’s Church, Stanley, and burial took place in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, one daughter, Harriet and son, Donald, besides one sister, Mrs. Leo Gelinas, Fielding Sask., Canada, and two brothers, Leland of St. Paul and Clarence of Melrose.

He has always been a member of the Holy Rosary Church, Owen,and a man well liked by all who knew him.

Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. C. Plummer and three daughters and Mrs. Eddie Carlson of Melrose; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Olson and Beverly, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Olson, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gruber and Mary Ann, Leland Plummer and son Gene, all of St. Paul; Mrs. Jack Fossum and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Frederich and Allan of Chippewa Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Longlois of Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Fed and George Krause of Jim Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Hofkes, Mr. and Mrs. L. Eslinger, Mr. and Mrs. Louie Horn and Mr. and Mrs. C. Schuebel, all of Boyd; Mrs. M. Medes of Cloquet, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. John Bogumill and Mrs. Jack Schmidt of Thorp; Mmes. Henry Mauel, Nick Lehnen and Paul Roller, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schigley, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Scufzer, Mr. and Mrs. Pabich, Mr. and Mrs. J. bustard, Mr. and Mrs. Emil buss, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Herman, Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hugess, Mrs. Emil Mathias, John Worszcech, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Mills and son, Mrs. Maul Pugett, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fellbaum, Mrs. Nellie Driscoll, and Isabell, Cornelius Driscoll, all of Owen; Mr. and Mrs. Myron Duncan, Dr. and Mrs. Kitshpan of Bloomer; Mr. and Mrs. Harry McNamara and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Jennings of Jim Falls.



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