A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Watertown, with the Rev. Victor Tegtmeier officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.
Relatives and friends may call to pay their respects at the church on Saturday, January 12th, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorials to the family would be appreciated.
Frank Nicholas was born in the Town of Watertown on February 26, 1939, to Elmer H. and Adeline (Rupnow) Platz.
He attended Whitney School in Watertown through the 8th grade. Frank also worked on the family farm until he began employment with United Co-op in Johnson Creek in 1997.
He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and a member of AARP Chapter 3056. Frank enjoyed gardening, wood working and had a talent for repairing just about anything. He was a kind, gentle man who provided assistance to anyone who needed it and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his cousin and best friend, Marie Hilgendorf of Watertown; other cousins, Judy (Roger) Tesch and Amanda Tesch, all of NC; Pam (Brent) Bowgren of Waukesha; Leroy (Shirley) Schumann & Lee Schumann of Hartland; Robert (Nancy) Schumann of Brookfield, Gladys Simerl of Florida and numerous family and friends.
Frank was preceded in death by his father in 1983 and his mother in 1999.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.