Obituary Record

John Edward Plumb
Died on 6/7/1946
Buried in Blair Cemetery

Published in the Enterprise June 13, 1946


Funeral services for John Edward Plumb were held at the Bendorf Funeral Home in Blair Tuesday afternoon, June 11. Mr. Plumb, a veteran of World War 1, had passed away June 7 at the Veteran’s Hospital in Lincoln.

Mr. Plumb was born in Baxter, Iowa, on December 20, 1894. At the age of one year he moved with his parents to Ardmore, South Dakota, making the trip in a covered wagon. There he grew to manhood.

He was united in marriage to Dorothy Short, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.W. Short, residents of Blair, on April 18th, 1918. A few weeks later he joined the armed forces of World War 1 and served until February 1919.

In 1932 he moved his family to the vicinity of Blair where they have since resided on a farm south of town.

Surviving are his wife and two daughters, Delores, now Mrs. William Havpranek, and Jeanette, Mrs. Lyle Hernnick, of San Francisco, California. Two grandchildren also survive. A son and daughter, Billie and Mae, preceded him in death.

Mr. Plumb was a member of the American Legion and that organization had a part in the final services Tuesday.

Find a Grave Memorial # 117928106

Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file at the Blair Public Library.

Printed in the Washington County Enterprise with date unavailable