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James R. Platz

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James R. Platz Obituary
James R. Platz, age 68, of Lake City, and formerly of Girard, passed away unexpectedly, on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at St. Vincent Health Center.

He was born in Erie, on November 23, 1950, a son of the late Richard C. and Anna McCoy Platz.

Jim graduated from Rice Avenue Union High School in 1968 and went on to serve in the U.S. Army.

He worked at Copes Vulcan for many years.

Jim enjoyed hunting, fishing and his friends at the Girard American Legion. He loved his family and especially loved his granddaughters.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Ann, in infancy.

Jim is survived by his companion, Missy Hoffman; two children, Wendy Meka and her husband, Joseph of Lake City and Jeff Platz and his husband Eric of Cleveland, Ohio; and their mother, Linda Platz of Girard; and a brother, Roger Platz and his wife Cecelia of Lake City. He is further survived by his granddaughters, Elizabeth and Isabelle Meka.

Funeral arrangements were private and held at the convenience of the family by Burton Funeral Home, Girard.

Memorials may be made to the family in care of Burton Funeral Home.

Condolences can be sent to www.Burtonfuneralhomes.com.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 13, 2019
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