WILLIAM E. PLATTEN. Age 85. Beloved husband of Arlene M. (nee Lang). Wonderful father of Mary Therese Fallon (Denny), Peggy Dolan (Michael), Ellen Matty (Dave), William Jr. (Jackie), Rolly, Patrick (Cheryl), Timothy (Lisa), and Jane “Putsy”. Fun and Proud grandfather of 24. Great grandfather of 14. Brother of Tom, Lois, Patty and the following deceased; Mary Ellen, Agnes, James, and Gerald.
Funeral Mass Monday, February 2nd at 10am at Holy Family. Interment Holy Cross. Visitation Saturday, January 31 from 3-7 and Sunday February 1 from 2-6 at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Christ Child Society 6753 State Rd. Parma, Ohio 44134.
William E. Platten was born June 4,1929 and was a life-long resident of Parma, Ohio. As a Charter member of Parma Elks Lodge 1938 he served as Exalted Ruler, District Deputy, and was named Ohio Elk of the Year. Bill taught Catechism at Holy Family Church for 23 years, served as a board member at Mount Alverna Home, and was President of Parma Historical Society for 8 years. He served as President of Parma Rotary and was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow for his outstanding contributions to his community. He owned and operated his contracting business for 40+ years. Bill (“Stanley”) was a family man of great spirit and strength who loved old cars, popsicles, and hanging out with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.