Earl J. Plattner, Sr., of Osceola, formerly of Stillwater, Minn., died peacefully in the arms of his wife. He was 77.

Earl had an unshakable faith in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and is now resting in peace in the arms of his Savior. He was an active member of Salem Lutheran and Trinity Lutheran (Osceola) churches. Earl delivered beer for 20 plus years and then went on to work for the City of Stillwater retiring after 24 years of employment. He was a Lutheran Pioneer Buckaroo Leader, and Firearm and Hunter Education Instructor. Earl’s hobbies included hunting, fishing and bird watching and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley; parents, Richard and Jeanette; brothers, Virgil, Dale, Richard, Jr., Warren “Chuck”, and Stephen; and sister, Sally Campeau.

He will be sadly missed by wife, Carole; children, Earl, Jr. (Jessica), Elizabeth (Chad) Bengtson; step-daughters, Rachael Tanberg and Christine Mammenga; grandchildren, Ginna Mammenga, Neveah Bengtson, Katherine Tanberg, Christopher Mammenga, Triton Bengtson, Finneus Plattner, Kinley Plattner and Ellamay Campbell; many nieces, nephews other family and friends.

A celebration of Earl’s life was held Nov. 16, 2019, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Osceola.

Arrangements with Bradshaw Funeral and Cremation Services, 651-439-5511.

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