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Obituary for James S. "Jim" Placatka

James S. "Jim" Placatka
James “Jim” S. Placatka, 78 of Bronson passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Maple Lawn.

In following James’ wishes, cremation has taken place and no formal services will take place. The family was cared for by Dutcher Funeral Home.

James was born June 8, 1938 to James and Naomi “Pauline” (Spitznogle) Placatka in Davenport, IA. After graduation from high school, he continued his education at Albion College. Jim owned the Sinclair Gas Station in Bronson for many years. He also worked for LA Darling, and Kmart Construction. Jim will be remembered as a hardworking man who enjoyed reading.

Mr. Placatka is survived by his brother David Placatka and his sister Debra (Robert) Cline all of Sherwood; his nephews Ryan (Mindi) Cline and Christopher Cline; his great nieces & nephews Braxton, Tatum, Dalton, and Amalia Cline. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his parents; and his nephew David Cline. www.dutcherfh.com
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