Jeanette Elaine (Plumer) Weinert

Jeanette Elaine (Plumer) Weinert, 91, of Winfield, KS, died April 14, 2013 at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield. She was born Oct. 26, 1921 in Chadwick, IL, the daughter of Dudley and Helen (Zugschwerdt) Plumer.

Jeanette spent most of her childhood in Naperville, IL, graduating from high school there and attending North Central College for several years. She worked in Chicago before marrying Glenn Weinert in 1943. Glenn graduated from Evangelical Theological Seminary in 1943 and joined the Kansas Conference of the Evangelical Church.  Glenn and Jeanette’s first assignment was a two-point charge in Oregon, MO. Their second church assignment was to Trinity Church in Kansas City, MO. They also served churches in Enid, OK, Wichita, Liberal, and Phillipsburg, KS. During those years, Jeanette served in many capacities at the various churches, often playing the piano, directing choirs, serving as youth director in two churches, and organizing and serving numerous large dinners. At one time, she was associate youth director at the conference level.

Jeanette worked for 12 years in the county clerk’s office in Phillipsburg.

Following retirement, Glenn and Jeanette spent more than 20 winter seasons in Harlingen, TX. During their first winter at Sunshine RV Park, Jeanette became director of the park’s church choir, a position she held for almost 20 years.

The Weinert’s moved to the Friendly Acres retirement community in Newton, KS, in 2001, and Glenn died in 2005. Since 2009, Jeanette has been a resident at Cumbernauld Village in Winfield.

She was preceded in death by Glenn, her husband of 62 years, by her parents, and by a brother, Erwin.

She is survived by sons, Sheldon (Karla) Weinert, of Sheldon, IA, Lauren Weinert, of Phillipsburg, KS, and Lyle (Sara) Weinert, of Winfield; six grandchildren; 10 great -grandchildren.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Cornerstone Bible Fellowship in Winfield. Burial of cremains followed Sunday, April 21, in Bethel Zion Cemetery near Falls City. Miles Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.

A Memorial has been established in Jeanette’s name for World Gospel Mission. Contributions may be made through the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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