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1957 Mark 2023

Mark Plattner

April 24, 1957 — February 4, 2023

Staples

Mark Lyn Plattner, 65, passed away unexpectedly on February 04, 2023. He was born to Junior and Darline Plattner on April 24, 1957, in Rochester, MN. Visitation will be 5pm - 7pm on Friday, February 10th at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples. Funeral service will be held 11am on Saturday, February 11th at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel in Staples with a visitation starting one hour prior.

 

Mark graduated from Staples High School in 1975 and received a degree from the Staples Technical College for Automotive Technician and Machining. He met Phyllis Etzler at the Friendly Inn during a game of foosball and ended up marrying her on June 05, 1976, in Lincoln, MN. They lived together in Staples, Minnesota where they raised 4 children: Scott Etzler, Lance Plattner, Michelle Boyer, Ryan Plattner.

 

Mark worked various jobs over the years he worked for Conklin’s Chrysler in Winthrop MN then he worked at Hermann’s Mobil, and he did car alignments at Montgomery Wards at night as a second shift job. He and Phyllis moved to Leader, MN in 1981 where he was then self-employed doing diesel repair and mechanic/machining work and welding. In 1998 he started work at Polar Tank and Trailer for two years. He went on to drive semi-truck hauling grain and then over the road trucking.

 

Mark was a lover of many things specially to get a rise out of Ma. He had a passion for woodworking, sawmill work, canning, snowmobiling, barbequing, playing pool, reading Louis Lamour books, gardening, sewing but most of all spending time with his loved ones and being the leaning post for his family. Mark will be remembered by his incredible strength and being the calmest person anyone knew.

 

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Plattner; children, Scott Etzler, Michelle Boyer (Adam Boyer), and Ryan Plattner (Sammie Plattner); grandchildren, Garret Plattner, Tristin Etzler, Ashley Boyer, Tyler Plattner, Blaine Plattner, Zander Plattner, Easton Boyer; his parents and siblings, Gilmore Plattner, (Lachelle Plattner), Brenda Kattoura (Maroon Kattoura), Lisa Lallo (John Lallo), Ericka Miller (Mike Miller), and Shanda Glantz (Steve Glantz). He is preceded in death by his son Lance Plattner; and grandparents, Wilmer Plattner, Esther Plattner, Bernice Plattner.

 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, February 10, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Staples

309 N Fourth Street, Staples, MN 56479

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Visitation

Saturday, February 11, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Staples

309 N Fourth Street, Staples, MN 56479

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 11, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Brenny Family Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services - Staples

309 N Fourth Street, Staples, MN 56479

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