October 10, 1997 - November 11, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of La Kota S. Plafcan, 18, of St. Cloud will be at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Cloud. La Kota passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud.
Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday both at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

La Kota was born on October 10, 1997 in St. Cloud to Steven and Deborah (Sizer) Plafcan. She currently was a senior at Tech High School in St. Cloud. La Kota loved spending time with her family, sewing family and friends. She enjoyed horseback riding, fishing, hunting, animals and tubing with her godfather, Jon G. Bell. She treasured family trips to the cabin near Backus where she could spend time with her grandpa and many other relatives. She also looked forward to visiting her family out in the country near Gilman. La Kota loved being a godmother to her new goddaughter, Sage. She looked forward to attending school every day and enjoyed seeing her friends and teachers there. La Kota will be remembered for her deep faith, her infectious smile and her loving and generous heart.

La Kota is survived by her parents, Steve and Debbie; grandfather, George Sizer of Backus; aunts and uncles, Ernest “Butch” Plafcan, Diane Maslonkowski, Arnold Plafcan, Larry (Mary) Plafcan, Maria Sizer (godmother), Susan Bell, Lisa (Randy) Vait; honorary uncles, Jerry and Peter Hilger; many cousins and friends; and her beloved dogs, Pleeze and Bell.

She was preceded in death in by her brother, Cody; sister, Skyla; grandparents, Alex and Delphine Plafcan and Shirley Sizer; aunt, Sandy Sizer; uncles, Bernard Maslonkowski, Jon L. Bell; and cousins, Justin Friedman and Shawn Maslonkowski.

A special thank you to La Kota’s many doctors, nurses, Fr. Tom, our family and friends for their love, prayers and support.