Betty Mae Plattner, 83, Virginia
Betty Mae Plattner, 83, of Virginia, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN.
She was born on August 22, 1936 in Gilbert to Frank and Mary (Kramarich) Novak and grew up there. On January 29, 1954 she married Albin Plattner in Gilbert and they moved to St. Paul. In 1958 they relocated to Hoyt Lakes where she worked as a bookkeeper until retiring in 1994. Betty and Albin moved to Las Vegas until 2003 when she moved to Virginia, Minnesota after Albin passed.
She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia, Minnesota, former member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church and its choir volunteer, Girl Scout leader and many civic organizations.
Betty’s nurturing spirit extended past her seven children and into the larger world. She always had a smile, a sparkle in her eye, and a motherly hug for everyone. Betty had the most infectious laugh, never forgot a birthday anniversary or holiday. She left the world a brighter place and the ripple of her kindness, and love will last forever.
Survivors include seven children, Alan (Holly) Plattner of Colorado City, CO; Alicia Plattner of Duluth, MN; Mary (Paul) Flicek of Wabasha, MN; Cynthia (Charles) Cossetta of Hibbing, MN; James (Wendy) Plattner of Andover, MN; Karl (Darlene) Plattner of Hudson, WI; and Betty (Martin) Woods of Salida, CO; two sisters, Virginia Sjolberg of Shakopee, MN and Deborah (Michael) Jacklo of Grand Forks, ND; 16 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, aunts, nieces and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albin Plattner, sisters Joan and Caroline, parents Mary and Frank Novak and special friend William Ryan.
Visitation will be from 4 - 7:00 p.m. Monday, August 24th, 2020 at the Landmark Funeral Home in Virginia, and will continue on Tuesday, August 25th from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian burial on Tuesday, August 25th at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia with Rev. Fr. Brandon Moravitz as celebrant. Burial will be in the Southern Nevada Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nevada.