Gustav E. "Gus" Platz, 78

Gustav E. "Gus" Platz, 78, of Loveland, Colorado died Sunday, August 18, 2013 at McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colorado. A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel in Scottsbluff. Inurnment will be in Fairview Cemetery. Please support the American Cancer Society for research in his memory.

Gus was born December 29, 1934 in Scottsbluff, NE to William Gustav and Bessie Elora (Matzke) Platz and was one of seven children. He attended school in Scottsbluff and later owned and operated a restaurant for a number of years. He spent most of his retirement years self employed and the last few years with the Salvation Army. During his retirement he enjoyed travel, hunting and fishing, his pets, Nebraska football and horse shows.

He is survived by his wife Sally Meredith of Loveland, CO, his brother, John W. Platz, DDS of Sidney, NE, his sister Bessie M. Kath of Scottsbluff, NE, daughter Tami L. Kramer of Westminster, CO, grandsons Sean, Nick and Vincent Kramer and a great grandson Preston Kramer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Jama, brother Bill, and sisters, Mary, Wilma and Georgia.

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