Kenneth Duane PlatzkowKenneth Duane Platzkow, 60 of Las Vegas, NV, died October 7, 2012 in the St. George Hospital, St George, UT of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on October 6.
Kenneth Duane Platzkow
Kenneth Duane Platzkow, 60 of Las Vegas, NV was born to Joyce Platzkow and the late Walter Platzkow November 21, 1951 at Mercy Hospital in Langdon, ND.
He died October 7, 2012 in the St. George Hospital, St George, UT of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on October 6.
He was baptized and confirmed at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Langdon. He graduated from Langdon High School before enlisting in the Navy during the Vietnam War and was assigned to aircraft carriers.
Ken is a life time Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Ken married Mary Beth Coles on July 25, 1992 in Grand Forks, ND. Ken farmed with his dad and was owner/operator of Platzkow Trucking Company until he and Mary Beth moved to Las Vegas, NV in 1997.
He is survived by his wife Mary Beth; his mother Joyce Platzkow Billings, MT; sisters Kathy Ramage, Billings MT; Jeanie Hall, Henderson, NV; and brother Bobby (JoAnne) Platzkow, Puyallup, WA. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
Ken was a member of Teamsters Local 631 and worked at Nevada Test Site for 10 years. Ken was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, North Las Vegas, NV.
The celebration of Ken’s life will be held at Palm Mortuary, 6701 N. Jones, Las Vegas, NV 89131 with Viewing at 10:00 AM and Service at 11:00 AM.
Ken’s interment will be at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, NV on October 15, 2012.
You may contact Palm Mortuary at 702-464-8460 or www. palmmorutuary.com if you have questions.