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OBITUARY: Bertie May Plummer

Bertie May Plummer

November 3, 1922 ~ August 18, 2021

Bertie May Plummer (Anderson), longtime resident of Ontario, died surrounded by her family at home as per her wishes Aug. 18, 2021. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Bowman Funeral Home. 

Due to Covid-19, a graveside service for family and friends will be held Thursday at Evergreen Cemetery in Ontario at 10 a.m.

Bertie was born in Protection, Kansas, to Colonel Bert Fremont Anderson and Wilma May Anderson (Harden). Bertie May was an only child and as such got the nickname Toughie, given to her by her father after all of their adventures.

In 1936 due to the Dust Bowl and Bert’s struggle with severe arthritis, Bertie May’s family moved to Ontario, Oregon, where her father started a successful . . .