Wayne Sylvester Plummer, age 95, formerly of Pelican Rapids passed away peacefully on April 23, 2019 in Fargo.
He was born on September 19, 1923 to Sylvester and Birdella Plummer. Wayne grew up on the family farm near Pelican Rapids, MN and graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1942. Wayne enlisted in the Air Force during World War II, serving several years as a Navigator in a B17. After leaving the Air Force he returned to Pelican Rapids.
On December 18, 1949 he was united in marriage with Barbara Femling of Pelican Rapids. In 1951 they moved to St. Paul where they lived before moving to Alexandria, MN for twelve years. In 1964 they moved to West Fargo where he managed Allied Farm Equipment. They moved back to Pelican Rapids in 1976 where he then worked for Evenson’s Trucking until retirement. Wayne enjoyed flying his airplane and spent many summers with family and friends on Lake Lizzie.
He is survived by his children, Alan (Bev) of Fargo, ND, Jane Sell of Hawley, MN and Steve (Janice) of Fargo, ND. He is also survived by many loved grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Barb, infant son, his parents and son-in-law Roger Sell.
His funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Saturday, May 4th at First Congregational Church in Pelican Rapids.