February 11, 1921 – January 13, 2023
Jeanette Lejune Plummer was born February 11, 1921 to Ernest M. and Helen Jeanette (Hooper) Strawder in Portland, Ore. She is the youngest of their three children, following older brother James and older sister, Helene.
On February 22, 1941 she married Paul Erwin (Sielski) Stewart in Vancouver, Wash. Together they had three sons, Craig Louis, Paul Erwin Jr. and Ronald Gerald. Jeanette and Paul divorced in 1959, but she found love again in Herman Charles Plummer and remarried on July 8, 1967 in Portland, Ore.
Jeanette was an active child and spoke fondly of time spent with her family and Uncle Edgar. She graduated from Washington High School and attended Western Business School. She spent her career with Westin Hotels as the comptroller for The Benson Hotel in Portland and served as the trainer for most new Westin properties in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta. She and her husband Paul owned and operated Paul’s Paradise for over a decade in the 40’s and 50’s. Throughout her life she found great joy in synchronized swimming, golfing and skiing. She loved to travel and spoke often of her trip to Israel. She was a wonderful cook and loved to entertain.
She is preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Helen Strawder, husbands, Paul Stewart, Sr. and Herman Plummer, sons Craig, Paul Jr. and Ronald Stewart, grand-daughter Candi (Stewart) Davis, grandson Brandon Stewart and great-grandson Blake Stewart. She is survived by daughter-in-law Corinthia Stewart (caregiver), grandchildren Nolan, Anthony, Ricky, Kimberly (caregiver), and Makeda Stewart, Ronette Stewart, Nina Stewart-Cason, Randi Stewart , Michael Gray, Charisse Stevens and Cameron Stewart -O’Brien great-grandchildren, Ashley Berry, Lauren (Stewart) Clare, Brandi Davis, Nolan Stewart Jr., Jeremy Stewart, Whitney Tennison, Morgan Davis & Quincy Davis III, nephew Lowell Jackson and Neice Mary Hamilton (caregiver), a host of great-great grandchildren, great-nieces, great-nephews and her goddaughter Tamra Helm. Many Special People: i.e. Sandy Reynolds, Earline Penson in her life and several Good Friends and Good Neighbors i.e. Don Minnerly and others.