Service


Date:

February 8, 2020

Start Time:

1:00 PM

Location:

Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

965 Home Plaza
Waterloo, IA
50701

Visitation


Date:

February 8, 2020

Start Time:

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Location:

Parrott and Wood Chapel of Memories

Address:

965 Home Plaza
Waterloo, IA
50701

Jon “Big Jon” Platz

Jon “Big Jon” Platz, 76, of Waterloo, passed away on February 5, 2020. He was born October 6, 1943 in Belle Plaine, Iowa to Robert and Dorothy Platz. Big Jon attended Belle Plaine High School and went to trade school to become a diesel mechanic. On February 11, 1977, he and Linda Carter united in marriage. Big Jon worked for Altorfer Machinery Company as a Caterpillar Resident Field Service Mechanic for 42 years until retiring January 1, 2006.

Jon was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Robert; and a great niece Madison Platz. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Linda; a daughter Shelley (John) Schuelka of Burlington; a son Wesley (Shelly) Platz of Waterloo; a nephew Travas Platz of Cumming, GA; two great-nephews Hunter Platz and Parker Platz of Cumming, GA; four grandchildren John Henry Schuelka IV of Burlington, Robert Schuelka of Burlington, Tucker Platz of Waterloo, and Amelia Platz of Waterloo.

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