Jacob J. Platt
March 10, 1931 – November 25, 2019
Jacob J. Platt, 88 of Gresham OR, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019. He was born on March 10, 1931 in The Dalles, Oregon to Jacob and Edna (Guinther) Platt. He was a graduate of Dufer High School and served in the US Navy during the Korean War on the USS Silverstein. Jacob worked for 35 years with Union Pacific before he retired in 1989 and was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks Union. Jacob married Olga Jo Adams on May 24, 1984 in Hood River, Oregon. He loved Hunting, Fishing, Dirt-biking and many vacations on his Tour Bike.
Jacob is survived by his wife Jo Platt of Gresham OR; sons Tim Platt of The Dalles OR, Don Platt of Seattle WA and Robert Platt of Sisters OR; daughter Christine Warren of Aurora OR; grandchildren Larry Conklin and Kelly Warren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
No formal services will be held at this time. Contributions may be made as donations to the American Diabetes Association at www.diabetes.org or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America at www.alzfdn.org in memory of Jacob. Arrangements entrusted to Bateman Carroll Funeral Home in Gresham, Oregon.