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Anita Plummer

October 13, 2016

Anita Plummer, 74, longtime Newton resident, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Via Christi St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, KS after a battle with Cancer. Her loving family nearby.


She was born July 6, 1942 in Winfield, KS to Nicholas and Juanita Jaso. On October 8, 1964, she married George Plummer Sr. Their beautiful love continued to bloom for 47 years. He preceded her in death July 24, 2011. They raised 6 children together and eventually settled in Newton, KS. Anita was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.


Anita is survived by her 6 children: Joseph Jaso Sr., Victor Jaso, Anthony Jaso, Anita-Mitzi Creekmore and husband Ray, Tricia Garcia and husband Eliberto all of Newton, and son George Michael Jr and wife Darlene, of Antioch, California. She is survived by 6 brothers: John, George, Steve, Manuel, Richard, and Raymond and 4 sisters: Victoria, Irene, Patricia, and Virginia, 23 grandchildren, and 38 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by both parents: Nicholas and Juanita, 1 brother: Robert, 2 daughter in laws: Paige and Amanda.


She took great pride in her growing family. To family and friends of the family, she was just simply known as “Grandma”. She loved to cook huge meals, play bingo, collect anything in the color red, and spend time with family.


Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held at 6:00pm., Wednesday October 19, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The family will receive friends following the Rosary. Mass of the Resurrection will be at 10:00am., Thursday October 20, 2016 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Reverend Juan Garza presiding. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newton. Memorials may be left with Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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