LONG LAKE -- Horace B. Plummer, 84, Long Lake, formerly of Onamia and Mille Lacs Lake area, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
He was born May 7, 1915, in Hawley to Harry B. and Blanch (Lewis) Plummer. He grew up on a farm outside Hawley. He attended school in Hawley. He moved to Minneapolis where he attended Dunwoody Institute and was trained as an autobody repairman. He married Marletta V. Graner on Nov. 24, 1938. They moved to Minneapolis where he worked in numerous autobody repair shops in the Twin Cities area. He was a longtime employee of Brookdale Ford when he retired in 1978. They moved to their lake home on Mille Lacs Lake near Onamia. His wife died in 1991. In 1995, he moved to Minneapolis. He was a member of the Opstead Baptist Church and for many years served on the Lakewood Township Board.
Survivors include two daughters, Lorraine Johnson, Vista, Calif., and M.C. Anderson, Minneapolis; a son, Charles Plummer, Rogers; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
His wife, a brother, Wilfred Plummer, and two sisters, Ruth Plummer and Mildred Little, died earlier.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Opstead Baptist Church north of Isle with the Rev. Perry Johnson and the Rev. Betty Lundeen officiating. Burial will be in the Opstead Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1-2 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Onamia.
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