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Ehel Platner 1885-1922


Posted By: Beverly Gerdts (email)
Date: 10/2/2023 at 06:22:01

Columbus Gazette, Columbus Junction, IA
Thursday, April 6, 1922
Page 8

Mrs. Earl H. Platner died at her home in Letts Friday morning, March 31, 1t 5:10 following a brief illness. A baby girl was born to Mr and Mrs. Platner, Monday March 27th and died that evening. Previous to the birth of the child Mrs. Platner had been critically ill with the flu and pneumonia and little hope had been held for her recovery.

Mrs. Platner, who was formerly Miss Ethel Gipple, was born in Louisa county, October 6, 1885 and died in Letts, March 31, aged 36 years and 9 months. She was a daughter of William and Mary Gipple both of whom died when she was a child leaving her to the care of relatives. In July 1912, she was united in marriage to F. L. Brown, who died a few years later. To them was born one son, Glenn W. Brown, who survives his mother. Last summer she was united in marriage to Mr. Earl Platner and to them a baby girl was born the first of the week passing away in a few hours, as stated above.

Mrs. Platner was converted at the age of nine years and united with the Methodist Episcopal church remaining a faithful member all her life. Besides her husband and son, she is survived by an aged grandmother, Mrs. Matilda Graves, of Audubon, Iowa and one uncle James Gipple of Bentonville, Arkansas. Her pastor, Rev. R. L. Patterson conducted the service. Interment in the Letts cemetery.


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