He was a member of Valhalla and his greatest joy was playing golf. As long as the sun was shining, he was on the first tee, waiting to share time with his friends and maybe even win a few bucks.
He never missed a sporting event or recital for any of his grandchildren and viewed his family as his greatest legacy.
Karla Mink, 58, died Friday, May6, 2011, at Hardin Memorial Hospital.
Born May 6, 1933, to Morris and Bess Sotsky Plattus of Louisville, he was the youngest brother of James, Robert and Jeanne (Wasserman).
Simon was the last surviving of the children, who were raised in Syracuse, NY, but returned to their mother's hometown at the end of the 1940's.
Bert was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather and was involved in commercial real estate his whole life, putting together deals for apartments, office buildings and shopping centers.