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
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