Patty Plotnick, 75, passed peacefully from this earth Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Patty was born Patricia Ann Schaefer to Rose and Vic Schaefer on November 2, 1946 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Patty married Ron Plotnick on February 1, 1975.
Patty had illustrious career including being the first camerawoman at NETV, and chairwoman for the League of Human Dignity, where she was also named Woman of the Year. Patty was also a corporate executive for numerous companies, the latest being Ameristar Casinos.
Patty was preceded in death by her parents Rose and Vic Schaefer, her in-laws Bud
and Esther Plotnick, and great nephew Ethan Bulgrin.
She is survived by her husband Ron of Lincoln; daughters Chris Cox (Bob Bagwell) of Crete, Maralee (Jeff) Maldavs of Lincoln; grandchildren AJ Cox and Emily Maldavs of Lincoln and Carson Bagwell of Beatrice; sisters Susan (Bill) Kling of Marion, Iowa, Nancy (Mark) Hassler of Lincoln, and Mary (Gary) Rathje of Centennial, Colorado; Brother-in-Law Harvey (Beth) Plotnick, and Sister-in-law Eileen (Leonard) Terman. She will be fondly missed by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, cousins, and by countless friends.
A private family celebration will be held later.
Memorials can be sent to:
c/o Carriage Glen Apartments
7005 Shamrock Road
Lincoln, NE 68506
To leave a condolence please use the form below.
Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for Patricia Plotnick
A remarkable person that we will remember until we can’t.
My deepest sympathy Ron, Chris and Marilee, sisters and other family members. I am deeply sorry for the loss of Patty in your lives. She was a beautiful person and she so loved everyone and even those she met throughout her life. She will be deeply missed. I pray God gives each of you comfort during this difficult time. My love to everyone.
Ron, so sorry to learn of Patty’s passing. I have many fond memories of working with her during the early years NET.
Our sincere condolences to all the family of my beautiful Cousin. Patty’s positive outlook on life is something I will, and have learned from. It’s something all of Americans could use. Patty was only one of many many cousins I had, but she was very special. I pray she is resting in gods eternal hands
I love you, Jimmy Klein
My sincerest sympathy to Patty’s entire family. She was such a positive influence on all the lives she touched while on her journey on earth. May she Rest In Peace eternally!🙏🏻🙏🏻