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George Gordonier Platner
May 4, 1864–February 15, 1925

George Gordonier Platner was born May 4, 1864, near Polo, Illinois and died Feb. 15, 1925, at Sauk Rapids, Minnesota.
About 1867 he came with his parents from Illinois to Jones county, Iowa, where he made his home until middle age.
On October 24, 1888, he was united in marriage to Lena White of Center Junction, Iowa, who preceeded him in death January 18, 1899. To this union two children were born: Mrs. C. L. Moles of Dike, Iowa and Robert Platner of Central City, Iowa.
On December 7, 1904, he married to Mrs. Charity Summers of Baldwin, Iowa. One daughter, Audrey Platner was born to this union.
He is survived by his wife and three children, two grand children, a sister: Mrs. P. G. James, of Wayne, Nebraska, a brother: Tice I. Platner of Center Junction, Iowa. Also three step daughters: Mrs. M. F. Divire, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, Mrs. A. E. Dunn and Mrs. W. H. Mills of Central City, Iowa.
The body arrived here Tuesday morning and was taken to the Presbyterian church, where funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., conducted by Rev. Arch Conde.
Music was furnished by Mrs. A. W. Peck, Mrs. John Inglis, Miss Helen Womachka and Mrs. Fred Day with Miss Jane Inglis, organist.
Those in charge of the casket were R. Fishwild, J. T. Wherry, C. E. Wherry, S. H. Brainard, Ed Holub, and Dr. E. N. Stoffel. Interment was in the family plot in the Wyoming cemetery.

Submitted by: Chlona Hanken Hoppe


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