E ldon Gene Plattner, 74 of Sabetha died Sunday, January 4, 2015 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Sabetha. He was born on March 13, 1940 the son of John William Plattner and Marie Theresa (Lehman) Plattner in Sabetha, Kansas. He farmed West of Sabetha until retiring in 2006. Eldon served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Bern Apostolic Christian Church and was baptized in December of 1960. Eldon was a loving and devoted husband to Waneta Sue Sinn whom he joined in marriage on January 12, 1964 in Ft. Scott, Kansas. Eldon was a dear Dad to three children, Angela, Beth and Craig. And very special to his 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild who always brought a smile to his face.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gerald Plattner; two grandsons, Raleigh Gene Robuck and Carson Ray Plattner. He is survived by his wife, Waneta of the home; two daughters, Angela Robuck and husband, Richard of Halstead, Kansas and Beth Hartter and her husband, David of Sabetha; one son, Craig Plattner and his wife, Raelynn of Nashville, Tennessee; eight grandsons, Vinton Robuck of Halstead, Kansas, Jacob Hartter, Joshua Hartter, Jed Hartter and his wife, Whitney, Jarod Hartter all of Sabetha, Jonathan Plattner, Zachary Plattner and Elijah Plattner of Nashville, Tennessee and six granddaughters, Isabelle Robuck of Halstead, Kansas, Lena Grimm and her husband, Loren of Sabetha, Anissa Plattner, Emily Plattner, Moriah Plattner and Savannah Plattner all of Nashville, Tennessee and a great grandson, Charlie Grimm of Sabetha; three brothers, Carroll Plattner and his wife, Roberta of Sabetha, Howard Plattner and his wife, Kristin of Alto, Michigan and Don Plattner and his wife, Ada of Sabetha.
Funeral service will be Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bern Apostolic Christian Church. Visitation will be Wednesday evening 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Popkess Mortuary in Sabetha. The interment will be made in the Bern Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, Apostolic Christian Home or Bern Apostolic Christian Church sent in care of the funeral home.