Goshen News, Goshen, IN


February 1, 2014

Dorothy (Plummer) King

Nov. 2, 1926-Jan. 30, 2014

GOSHEN — Dorothy (Plummer) King, 87, passed away at 2:48 a.m. Thursday at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

Dorothy was born Nov. 2, 1926 in Warsaw, the daughter of the late Jesse and Hazel (Kalb) Ott.

On Dec. 13, 1953, she married Joe R. Plummer, who passed away March 26, 2002.

On Oct. 4, 2002, she remarried R. Kreig King.

She is survived by her husband, Kreig King of Goshen; six children, Bonnie (Terry) Neff of Orlando, Fla., Jean (Steven) Gaffer of Goshen, June Huntzinger of Minot, N.D., Kimberly (James) Butler of Goshen, Debra (Kim) Grant of Middlebury and Joe (April) Plummer of Elkhart. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Dorothy loved to hear Kreig play the organ and often volunteered to help serve meals at The Maples Rehab Center. She and Kreig loved to travel.

There will be no visitation or service. Her ashes are to be entombed in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola at a later date. Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Osceola, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.chapelhillmemorial.com.



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