Mary Frances Platt

Born: Tue., Dec. 9, 1947
Died: Sat., Apr. 21, 2012


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Apr. 24, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Wed., Apr. 25, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson

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   Mrs. Mary Frances "Fran" Platt, 64, of  Payson, Illinois, died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday (April 21, 2012) in her home.

   Born  December 9, 1947 i n Quincy, Fran was the daughter of Clair and Mildred Kennedy LaTour. She married Herb Platt on July 3, 1965 in Quincy. He survives.

   Fran was of the Catholic Faith. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, reading, and will be remembered as a great cook. Devoted to her family, she cherished the time she spent with her family, especially camping with her grandchildren. Fran was excitedly awaiting the birth of her first great granddaughter, due in May. She will be missed by her family and her pet Shih Tzu, Mya.

   Fran was employed at Kroger Grocery Store in Quincy for 14 years until their closing.

   Survivors include her husband, Herb; four children, Todd Platt (Debbie) of Hull, IL, Mary Ann Miller (Alan) of Quincy, Roy Platt (Lori) of Golden, IL and Shellie Willis (Doug) of Kansas City, MO; eight grandchildren, Aimee Hannel (Kyle) of Quincy, Alysa Bainter (Coy) of Barry, IL, Amber Platt of Hull, IL, Devan Platt, Jessica Platt and Abby Platt all of Quincy and Ryan Platt and Taylor Platt both of Golden, IL; two brothers, John LaTour (Linda) and Larry LaTour both of Quincy; three sisters, Kathy Peter (Kenny) of Burton, IL, Cheryl Lish and Lisa Sorrill both of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.

   Fran was preceded in death by her parents.

   Funeral services will be held Wednesday morning at 10:30 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Payson.  Burial will be in the Payson New Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 4:00 to  7:00 and Wednesday morning until the time of services at the funeral home in Payson.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Medical Group Cancer Center.

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Krista Sullivan
   Posted Sun April 22, 2012
Deepest sympathy to the family. Fran was a loving and giving person and will be sadly missed by her family, friends and loved ones. May God grant you his loving grace during this most difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Julie Kindhart
   Posted Sun April 22, 2012
My condolences go out to the family, Mary Ann and I went to school together and my family knew Larry. May peace be with you, it will take 1 day at a time. Julie

Deanna Freeman
   Posted Mon April 23, 2012
I would like to say to the children to look to the sky and tell your mom your thankful she is free as the breeze blows her by. God has a beautiful garden for her to take care of,as she watches each and every one of you till you can be together again. Her loss A huge impact on your lives. Always remember you were her life and she loved you so much each and every one of you. may god be with you. you are in my prayers love Annie

Nikki (Williams) Bridgman
   Posted Mon April 23, 2012
For the entire Platt family, please know that many of us are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Friends from long ago hope you find comfort and peace in the days to come.

Nancy & Tom Friye
   Posted Wed April 25, 2012
Please accept our deepest sympathy in your loss. Many years ago I (Nancy) worked with Millie LaTour at St. Mary Hospital. She always spoke lovingly about Fran & her siblings. Shellie, you & your family are in our thoughts & prayers. Keep your Mother alive in your memories. She will be watching over you from Heaven.

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