Platz (1856-1948) was born in Switzerland. He came to Elliott when
thirty years of age, a skilled watchmaker and repairman.
Isbell Platz (1866-1943), was a native of Illinois. They were
married July 23, 1887 near Avoca. They were the parents of five
children: Esther (Vannordstrand), Martin, Lula (Arveson), Flossie
(Webster) and Harold.
was janitor of the Elliott school for 24 years. They celebrated
their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1937.