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Helen L. Platt

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Helen L. Platt Obituary

HILLSDALE - Helen L. Platt, 78, of Hillsdale, passed away June 15, 2016 at her home. She was born December 18, 1937 in Flint, Michigan to D. Lyle and Grace (Sturges) Phenicie. Helen married Ted Platt on December 23, 1956 and he survives.

Helen graduated from Mendon High School and she received her Bachelor's of Science Degree from Hillsdale College. She was formerly employed as a social worker for Jackson and Hillsdale County Community Mental Health, where she also served on the board. Helen was a member of Bankers Baptist Church and she enjoyed crocheting, quilting and listening to sports, especially the Detroit Tigers.

In addition to her husband, Ted, Helen is survived by four children, Ben Platt of Hillsdale, Lorraine (Yoni) Najera of Houston, Texas, Jennifer (Sri) Panguluri of Cincinnati, Ohio and Marvin (Victoria) Platt of Des Plaines, Illinois and four grandchildren.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; two children, Donald Frederick and Shirley Marie; one baby in infancy, and her brother, Dale Phenicie.

Graveside services for Helen Platt will take place at Bankers Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the . Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on June 18, 2016
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