Obit: Plummer, Deveda Irene (1922 - 2015)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Fay, Galgusch, Kolbo, Plummer, Post, Prekezes, Styer
----Source: The Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 3/20/2015
Plummer, Deveda Irene (Galgusch) (13 DEC 1922 - 15 MAR 2015)
Deveda Irene Plummer, age 93, went home to our Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Pine Ridge Assisted Living, Colby, WI.
Deveda began life during a blizzard at 1:00 am January 12, 1922, on the family farm in the Town of Lucas, Dunn County, WI, the only child of the late Henry and Leona (Styer) Galgusch.
She married Byron Frank "Barney" Plummer July 26, 1941 in St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Menomonie, WI. Barney and Deveda made their home in Menomonie until Barney's induction into the U.S. Army on January 7, 1943 during WWII. While her husband fought the war in Burma, Deveda did her part on the home front and worked at the Signal Battery war plant in Milwaukee making batteries for military 2-way radios.
Barney and Deveda bought a farm at rural Granton, WI after Barney returned home after the war, raised a family, and shared their life together on the farm until Barney's passing on January 16, 1997. Deveda loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed dancing, gardening, animals, the nature God created, and most of all horses her entire life - still being in the saddle at age 89 despite her failing eyesight. She often spoke of her grandfather who was a trooper in the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry during the Civil War, his escapades, and wounds he received.
Deveda's mind stayed sharp as a tack until the end and she possessed a quick wit, a good sense of humor, and an unshakable faith. Her failed eyesight in later years was a difficult condition to endure, but with strength of mind and faith in God, courageously endure she did. Deveda did her best to greet all who called upon her with a lighthearted smile and was loved by all.
Deveda leaves behind two children, Boyd (Sandee) Plummer, rural Owen, and Sandy (Ronald) Post, rural Marshfield, nine grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, six great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and many friends.
She was preceded in death, but is now reunited with her parents, her husband Barney, son Charles Plummer, daughter Karey Kolbo, grandson Jimmie Fay, and two great- grandsons Derek Post, Sr. and Gabriel Prekezes. Ride on cowgirl, happy trails. Bye, bye for now.
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