Janet Plumb June 12, 1949 - September 6, 2019 Janet Kay, daughter of Elmer and Ruth (Farrell) Fischer, was born June 12, 1949, in Manning, Iowa. She grew up in Manning and graduated from Manning High School in 1967. On May 20, 1968, Janet was united in marriage with Richard Plumb at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lidderdale. Two children were born to this union. Janet and Rich made their home on the present place in Redline. Janet worked keeping the books for the family business and after both children had started school, Janet became the secretary to the Superintendent at Irwin-Kirkman Schools until 1991. She then began a career with the U.S. Postal Service as a Rural Carrier Associate at Avoca. In 1997, she moved into Management ranks and held numerous details and positions including supervisor, distribution operations at Des Moines P&DC, and Postmaster in Manilla and had been the Postmaster in Denison since 2005. Janet was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Manning and League of Postmasters Iowa Chapter. She enjoyed reading, and collecting Coca-Cola memorabilia and antiques. Janet was a faithful fan of the IKM-Manning Wolves and she cherished every event and any activity that involved her grandsons, Dane and Brody, as she was their #1 fan. On Friday, September 6, 2019, Janet passed away unexpectedly at Myrtue Memorial Hospital in Harlan, Iowa. She was 70 years, 2 months and 25 days of age. She was preceded in death by her parents Ruth and Elmer and brother Warren Fischer, a sister Kathy Coleman, sister-in-law Charlotte DeVries, sister-in-law Phyllis Ann Plumb, sister-in-law Jan Buthman. Janet is survived by her husband Richard Plumb of Kirkman; Son Jeremy Plumb of Des Moines; daughter Joy (John) Blom of Manilla; two grandsons Dane Blom and Brody Blom; her brother Robert Fischer and wife Diana of Fairfield; brother-in-law Larry DeVries of Glidden; brother-in-law Jack Buthman of Colorado; sister-in-law Julie Sheck of Kansas; brother-in-law Phil Plumb of Oklahoma; brother-in-law Ben Plumb and wife Betsy of Harlan; sister-in-law Phyllis Plumb of Harlan; brother-in-law Al Plumb and wife Diane of Irwin; sister-in-law Lori Baughman and husband Jim of Kirkman; sister-in-law Sue Hawkins and husband Don of Audubon; brother-in-law Steve Plumb and wife Kathy of Harlan; brother-in-law Paul Plumb and wife Michelle of Irwin; several nephews, nieces and great nephews and nieces, along with many many friends.

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