Linda Platt, 1949-2019

Linda Sue Platt, 69, of LaPorte, IN, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.

Linda was born Dec. 4, 1949, in LaPorte to Homer and Thelma Pauline (Stacy) Miller.

Linda was a retired Certified Nursing Assistant. She received great joy and blessing while quilting with the Pioneer Land Quilters at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds. Linda loved the music and preaching at LaPorte Missionary Church, her church home.

On April 16, 1992, in LaPorte, she married James E. Platt, who survives. Also surviving are her sons, Mike and Tom Prater; 4 grandsons, Shane, Derek, Darren and Branden Prater; great-grandson, Elliott Prater; father, Homer Miller; sister, Brenda Wienderhold; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at noon (CT) Thursday, Jan. 24, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, LaPorte, with Pastor Carl Galloway officiating. A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. (CT) until the service on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Kingsbury Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Great Lakes Caring Hospice Foundation, 900 Cooper St., Jackson, MI 49202.

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4 Responses to “Linda Platt, 1949-2019”

  1. Dawn

    Jan 21. 2019

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of my dear friend, Linda. We grew up together, lived across the street from each other, and were best friends for many years. Rest in Peace my dear friend. Sis

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  2. Lora Bednarski

    Jan 22. 2019

    I am so sorry that Linda passed away. Linda was one of my favorite cousins.God will take good care of her. Jim and family I hope you’re doing ok. I will surely miss her 💗

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  3. Barbara Ladewski

    Jan 23. 2019

    I was so sorry to hear of Linda passing. She and I worked many years together at the nursing home. She earned her angel wings. I know quilting also made her so happy. Loved you Jim and all the kids. God bless all of you. She will be greatly missed.

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  4. Glenna sunn

    Jan 23. 2019

    So sorry for the loss of linda, we worked together at fvt,had lots of laughs. She will be missed,hopefully you can find comfort in knowing others share your sorrow. RIP Linda

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