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Mary Elizabeth Platt The Lord called Mary Elizabeth Platt home July 11, 2013. She passed away at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL, from complications associated with Lupus. Mary was born May 12, 1938 to Boyne and Elizabeth (Hanck) Platt in Ames, Iowa. She attended local schools and after graduation enrolled at the University of Iowa. Two years later, she entered The American Institute of Business in Des Moines, Iowa and then worked at Meredith Publishing, Better Homes and Gardens magazine. Her career with United Airlines as flight attendant began in 1961 and ended with retirement in 2002. She had been a resident of Schaumburg, IL for 13 years. Grateful for having shared her life are her brothers, Thomas, Portland, OR, Donald (Ann), Sioux Falls, SD, eight nieces and nephews and their families. Mary had countless friends who will miss her dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Grove Memorial Chapel, 1199 S. Arlington Heights Road (three blocks south of Biesterfield Road), Elk Grove Village, IL. Family will be present at 10:00 AM with services to begin at 11:00 AM. Inurnment to follow at St. Michael Cemetery, Palatine, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation, 2000 L. St. NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20036 or JDRF, Illinois, 11 LaSalle St., Chicago, IL 60603. For information, 847-640-0566 or www.grovememorialchapel.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Aug. 13, 2013
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