Ramona E. Platta
Ramona E. “Mona” Platta, 88, formerly of Custer, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at Atrium Senior Living (Riverview Lodge) in Stevens Point.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 20, at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Custer, with the Rev. Daniel Hackel officiating. Burial will be at a later date in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Pisarski Community Funeral Home in Plover from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, and at the church from 11 a.m. Saturday until the Mass. A Bible Vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials will be established at a later date.
Condolences may be offered online at www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Platta was born Nov. 16, 1927, in the town of Stockton,
a daughter of the late Felix and Rose (Armatoski) Klosinski. She attended Harper
Grade School and graduated from P. J. Jacobs High School in 1944.
She attended Central State Teachers College, now the University
of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP), for two years.
She was married to John Platta May 3, 1947, at St. Mary
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Custer. He died March 13, 2009.
She was employed at Sentry Insurance in the Accounting
Department for seven years. Then she was employed by UWSP dining service as
assistant manager at DeBot Center for 47 years, retiring in 2009. She loved her
job at UWSP food service so much she didn’t retire until
the age of 81.
She and her husband actively farmed for 37 years.
She was a lifetime member of St. Mary Immaculate Conception
Church in Custer and a member of the Altar Society. She was active in various
church functions until her health became an issue. She also did volunteer work
and service for the church.
She was a charter member of St. Anne’s Catholic Order of
Foresters of Polonia and a past member of Arnott Lions Club and the Lake DuBay
Survivors include seven children, Michael (Vi) Platta,
Scottsdale, Ariz., Sandra (Dr. Mike) Curtis, Mosinee, Patrick (Jill) Platta,
Amherst Junction, Mary (Joe) Shepherd and Rose Meyer, both of Custer, and Judy
(Cam) Lundquist and Geralyn (Larry) Hoerter, both of Stevens Point; 14 grandchildren;
11 great-grandchildren; and seven stepgrandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Agnes Pliska,
and Bernice Kjer; and two brothers, Chester and Richard Klosinski.