Linda E. Plattner, 69, Columbia City, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 at her residence. Born on Feb. 3, 1951 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of Dallas and Marjorie (Blew) Easterday.
Linda was a lifetime area resident, attended local schools, and graduated from Columbia City High School with the Class of 1969. On Aug. 10, 1969 Linda married Richard W. Plattner at Eberhard Lutheran Church in Columbia City and then worked her entire career in banking from 1969 until her retirement in 2016.
Linda was a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, sewing, and making knotted blankets for church donations.
Survivors include her son Bradley (Shannon) Plattner of Avilla; grandchildren Dallas Jackson Plattner and Sarah Lynn Plattner, both of Avilla, and brother Stephan Easterday of Warsaw.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 46 years Richard Plattner, daughter Stephanie Lynn Plattner
Friends may call on Sunday, Nov.1, from 1-5 p.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive Columbia City. With the current Executive Order, face masks are required for attendance.
Funeral services for Linda will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday Nov. 2, at the funeral home, with calling one hour prior. With limited seating, the funeral service may also be watched live on Facebook through DeMoney Grimes Live.
Burial will follow in Hope Lutheran (Union Township) Cemetery, Coesse.
Memorial contributions in memory of Linda may be made to Grace Lutheran Church Food Pantry or Whitley County Humane Society.