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Herman Frank Plantikow, Jr.
Herman Frank Plantikow, Jr., age 78, of Monroe, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015, at St. Mary's Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 6, 1937, in Monroe, the son of Herman and Elizabeth (Monte) Plantikow, Sr. Herman and Caryl Fuchs were married on Aug. 26, 1962 at St. John's United Church of Christ. Herman and his wife farmed in the Monticello and Albany area for 12 years, before moving to Monroe, where he was instrumental in starting the first recycling business in town in 1978.