Fred Mike Platt, 93, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital, Medicine Lodge. He was born Oct. 13, 1919 in Aetna, the son of Roy and Ellen Moffett Platt.

He was a farmer and rancher and had served in the Army. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Medicine Lodge and was a published writer.

He married Elizabeth "Betty" Burley of Blunt, S.D. She preceded him in death on April 22, 2008.

Survivors include two sons. John, Medicine Lodge, and Michael, Istanbul, Turkey; a daughter, Cindy Christensen, Medicine Lodge, nine grandchildren, and four great- grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Roy Joseph "RJ"; a brother, John Platt and a sister, Joyce Reed.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday at Larrison Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at the United Methodist Church, Medicine Lodge.

Memorials may be sent to Lincoln Library or the United Methodist Church in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left for the family at