Plummer, Vicki

Written by David Green.

Vicki Plummer, 74, of Morenci, Mich., died March 5, 2010, at home. 

She was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the daughter of Victor and Mary (Kelley) Middleton.  On Sept. 2, 1957, in Grand Rapids, she married Howard Kiel Plummer, Jr., and he survives.

Vicki lived in Seneca Township, Mich., since May 27, 1999.  Vicki earned her Bachelor in Science in Pharmacy from the University of Michigan in 1957.  She was a fourth generation pharmacist working at South Gate and Taylor, retiring after 40 years of service. Vicki was a past member of the Dearborn Garden Club, a member of the Morenci Garden Club and a member of the Wednesday Afternoon Book Club.

Besides her husband, Howard “Kiel,” she is survived by a son, Howard K. Plummer III of Knoxville, Tenn.; three sisters, Julie (and Phillip) Carroll of Ann Arbor, Mich., Laura (and Ed) Middleton of Vermont, and Jessie (and George) Schemm of Georgia; three brothers, Victor (and Maris) Middleton of Ohio, Grant (and Brenda) Middleton of Grand Rapids and Louis (and Erna) Middleton of Saline, Mich.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Vicki was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Lou Hodel.

At Vicki's request there will be no funeral, visitation or viewing.

Arrangements were made through the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee County.

  • Front.batter
    THE DERBY—Tyler “Smallpox” Flakne of Minnesota’s Home Run League All-Stars goes for the fence Friday night during the National Wiffle League Association’s home run derby in Morenci. This year the wiffleball national tournament moved from Dublin, Ohio, to Morenci’s Wakefield Park. During the derby, competitors had two minutes to hit as many home runs as possible. The winner this year finished with 21. See page 6 and 7 for additional photos.
  • Front.green Screen
    OUT OF THIS WORLD—Elizabeth McFadden and Elise Christle pose in front of the green screen as VolunTeen Noah Gilson makes them appear as though they are standing on the Moon. More photos from the Stair District Library’s NASA @ My Library program are on page 12.
  • Front.snake
    Lannis Smith of the Leslie Science and Nature Center in Ann Arbor shows off a python last week at Stair District Library's Summer Reading Program.
  • Front.fireworks
    FIREWORKS erupt Saturday night over Morenci’s Wakefield Park during the waning hours of the Town and Country Festival. Additional festival photos are inside.
  • Pipeline Spread
    LINED UP—Lengths of pipe were put in place last week along the route of the Rover natural gas pipeline that will stretch from Defiance, Ohio, to Ontario, Canada. Topsoil was removed before the pipes were laid out. The 42-inch diameter pipeline is scheduled for completion in November.
  • Front.F.school
    PROGRESS continues on the agriculture classroom addition at Fayette High School. The project will add 2,900 square feet of space and include an overhead door that would allow equipment to be driven inside. The building should be ready for the start of school in August. Work on ball fields and a running track is also underway.
  • Front.rock Study
    ROCKHOUNDS—From the left, Joseph McCullough, Sean Pagett and Jonathan McCullough peer through hand lenses to study rocks. The project is part of Morenci Elementary School’s summer camp that continues into August.

Weekly newspaper serving SE Michigan and NW Ohio - State Line Observer ©2006-2017