David A. Platte

May 4, 1939 - Jul 1, 2013

David A. Platte, of Minden, Nev., passed away July 1, 2013.

David was born May 4, 1939, in Sandusky, to Alfred and Leona Platte. He was a 1957 graduate of Sandusky High School. 

A proud Navy veteran, David served aboard the USS Porterfield during the Vietnam War. He was a 50-plus year member of the local 447 Pipefitters Union of Sacramento, Calif., a lifetime member of Rancho Cordova, Calif., Elks Lodge 2484, and a member of the VFW of Sandusky. 

David was preceded in death by his wife, Christine; his parents; brother, Donald A. Platte; and sister, Doris Platte Roach.

He is survived by his son, Jack Gorman (Paula); three grandchildren, all of California; sisters, Darlene Platte Keeter, of Folsom, Calif., and Diane Platte Henderson, of Milford, Ohio; three nieces, two nephews and their families. 

Services will be private at his request.

Fitz-Henry Funeral Home, Gardnerville, Nev., is handling arrangements.