Walter Plattner

ST. ALBANS: Walter Plattner, age 89, passed away peacefully on May 8, 2021, at the Northwestern Medical Center.  

He was born in Center Lisle, NY, June 30, 1931, to the late Jacob and Elizabeth Plattner. Walter married Phyllis Glidden on April 16, 1955.

Walter served our country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, serving two tours in the occupation force in Europe. When he returned, he continued serving in the Vermont Air National Guard and retired as the Equipment Manager of the Resource Management, retiring in 1991. Walter also worked with his father at Santi Foods in New York City as a cheese maker. Many will remember Plattner’s Cottage Cheese that they had for many years in St. Albans. He then worked for Diamond International in Palmer, MA, and Mortin Fuels in Albany, NY. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing, skating, snowmobiling, dancing and bowling.

He is survived by his children, Keith Plattner of Winooski, Beth Powers (Randy) of Sheldon, Heather Swenson (Robert) of Goshen, NH, and Jeffery Plattner of Jeffersonville; nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; and his brother Alois Plattner of St. Albans.  

He is preceded in death by his wife Phyllis Plattner (December 17, 2016), grandson Daniel J. Plattner, siblings Shirley Plattner and Robert Plattner.

A Remembrance Gathering will be held Friday, May 14, 2021, at 11 am, at the Brady & Levesque Funeral Home. There will be a Time of Reflection at 10 am until the time of the funeral. Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetery in Highgate. As an alternative to flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the Alzheimers Association, 300 Cornerstone Drive, Williston, VT 05495.  

Arrangements are entrusted to Brady & Levesque Funeral Home, where online condolences and memories of Walter may be shared with his family and friends at