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April 20, 2021

2/26/2021 7:30:00 AM
Nancy J. Platta

Nancy J. Platta, 85 of Sartell, Minn., died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at Country Manor Health Care Center.

Nancy was born May 29, 1935, in Wausau, the daughter of the late Edward Kurth and Amelia M. Unertl. On Dec. 29, 1956 she married Arthur H. Platta at St. Therese Catholic Church, Rothschild.

She was employed at Drott Manufacturing Company, Wausau; WOBT radio station, Rhinelander; and F.W. Woolworth Company, Wausau and Rhinelander. While residing in Rhinelander, she and Arthur were members of St. Mary's Catholic Church and were volunteers at the VA.  She loved spending time with her husband and their three sons and families. She loved cooking, playing cards and other games, spending time with friends, dining out, traveling, walking on beaches, reading, bowling, listening to polka music, dancing, being on her iPad, and TV game shows. 

She is survived by her sons Mark (Julie Bennett) Platta, St. Cloud, Minn.; Lee (Michele Mirek) Platta, Waupaca; Jay (Lisa Searing) Platta, Madison; grandchildren, John, Cody, Morgan, Kade and Michael; brother Loren (Jane) Kurth, Weston; sister Ellen Charles, Jacksonville, N.C.; sister-in-law Charlene Kurth and several nieces and nephews.

Nancy was preceded in death by her beloved husband Art, her parents, her brother William Kurth, and stepfather Joseph Unertl. 

Reader Comments

Posted: Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Article comment by: Mark Maloney

So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom, Plata gentlemen. She was so kind, and such a pleasure to work with during my time at WOBT.

Posted: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Article comment by: Barb Steinmetz (Cahak)

Mark, Lee and Jay, the boys and I are so truly sorry for the loss of your mother. I have many fond memories of Uncle Art & Aunt Nancy. My condolences to you and your families.

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