Obituary: Mildred "Millie" Marlene Platisha

April 19, 1949 - January 9, 2021
Mildred (Wiest) Platisha
Posted at 10:09 AM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-13 12:09:13-05

Mildred (Wiest) Platisha passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at the age of 71, following many years of health issues.

Millie was born in Conrad, MT on April 19, 1949, to Albert and Garnet Wiest. She graduated from Conrad High School in 1967, and from the College of Great Falls (University of Providence) December 1971 with a BS in Elementary Education.

She married Jeff Platisha on December 18, 1971, in Great Falls. They recently celebrated their 49th Anniversary. She and Jeff have one son, Brian, born on August 23, 1977.

In January of 1972, Millie started her teaching career with Great Falls Public Schools. She taught for 30 years, until health issues forced her retirement. Millie was associated with Contract Flooring-Carpet One serving as corporate treasurer until 2020.

Although Millie had many compromising health issues, she always kept a positive, cheerful attitude. She loved a good visit and shopping!

To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the O'Connor Funeral Home website.