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.