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Gilbert H. “Junior” Tranel

1956 - 2019

Gilbert H. “Junior” Tranel


POSTED May 7, 2019 11:21 a.m.

Gilbert H. “Junior” Tranel, 62, of Platteville, formerly of Menominee, Ill. and Cuba City, died as the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on April 23 on his way to work at Lemfco Inc. in Galena, Ill.

Mass of Christian Burial was at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cuba City. Rev. David Flanagan officiated. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Platteville. Immediately following the burial, a luncheon was held at the Sport’s Page in Belmont. Visitation was held from 4–8 p.m. on Friday, April 26 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville. There was a parish rosary at 3:40 p.m. Visitation continued from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cuba City. Memorials may be made to the Gilbert H. “Junior” Tranel Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at

A complete obituary is in the May 1, 2019 issue of The Platteville Journal.

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