La Grande, Union County, Oregon
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Died-in Pendleton, Thursday, August 7, 1924, Van William Plummer, of La Grande.
He was born July 4, 1866, in Neosho, Missouri; came to Oregon in 1888 and was married to Catherine Elizabeth Ashby May 14, 1890.
He is survived by his widow, and one son-Thomas Plummer, of La Grande; three daughters-Mrs. A. O. Baird, of Baker; Mrs. Guy B. Rogers of La Grande; Mrs. C. A. Chesser of Austin; one sister-Mrs. J. L. Gibson of Cove; one brother-Carlos Plummer of La Grande; and eight grandchildren.
The funeral was held Saturday August 9 from Cock Bros. undertaking parlors under the auspices of the Knights of Pythias. Interment in the Union cemetery by the side of a little daughter who preceded him to the great beyond a number of years ago.
undated newspaper item
Contributed by: Larry Rader