Carolyn Plumer, 95

Carolyn Plumer, 95
Aug. 19, 1926 – April 2, 2022

Carolyn Plumer, 95, of Glenwood passed away April 2, 2022 at the Glen Haven Village in Glenwood.   Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 7, 2022 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood with Rev. Luke Kuenzli officiating. A private family burial will be in the Plumer Cemetery. A visitation will be held with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 6 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home.

Carolyn was born in Graceville, Minn. on August 19, 1926 to Jacob H. and Martha L. (Steffens) Behrens.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.   She graduated from Kensington High School in the Class of 1944 in Kensington, Minn.   She attended business college in St. Cloud, Minn.   She worked as a waitress until she began work at St. Cloud Auto Parts then moving to Alexandria, Minn. She worked at Gamble-Robinson Foods office and CAL Mechaelson Plumbing and Heating.  In 1950 she moved to Council Bluffs and began work at Northern Natural Gas in Omaha.  

Carolyn enjoyed sewing, bowling and fishing.   She met her husband in a mixed bowling league. She married Albert Plumer on Sept. 26,1959 and moved to the farm near Glenwood.  The couple was blessed with two sons, Clay and Jon.   

Carolyn was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Mineola. She taught Sunday school and was active in the women’s group.  

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Albert; brothers, Wilbert and Vernon; sisters, Elvina Schultz, Arlene Ewald, LaVonne Rogneby and sister-in-law Deanna Behrens. 

She is survived by Clay Plumer and Jon Plumer both of Glenwood; grandson, Cyle Plumer and his wife Ashley of Omaha and granddaughter Samantha Plumer of Sarasota, Fla.; great grandchildren, Brooks and Blaire Plumer; siblings Wayne Behrens of Susanville, Calif., Luella Long of Santa Cruz, Calif. and Kathleen Winther and her husband George of Missouri Valley; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and a host of many friends.

Memorials are directed to St. John Lutheran Church in Mineola.


The Opinion-Tribune

116 S Walnut St Glenwood, IA 51534-1665
P.O. Box 377, Red Oak, IA 51566
Phone: 712-527-3191
Phone: 712-623-2566
Fax: 712-527-3193

Comment Here