Plater, Norma T., Saginaw, Michigan

Died on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at the age of 81 years. Norma was born February 12, 1931, in Saginaw to the late Fred and Lottie (Dean) Thorsby. She married Courtney Plater on March 8, 1951, and he predeceased her November 5, 1993. She worked for the Department of Human Services for over 20 years. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, spending time with her grandchildren, and singing in the choir. She will be missed by her children, Roxanne Plater, Courtney Plater, Aaron (Paula) Plater, Jeffrey Plater, and Colin Plater; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Henderson and Nancy Thorsby; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. She was predeceased by her daughter Lucille Plater and sister Joanne Thorsby. According to Norma's wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Countryside Trinity Church, 4690 Weiss. Rev. Ken Parker will officiate the service. Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Global Relief of Michigan or the American Cancer Society.