Howard J. Brooks, 70, Platteville, died on Sunday, March 11, at Southwest Health Center Hospital, Platteville. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Platteville. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call from 4 - 8 p.m. Friday at the Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, where there will be a parish scripture wake service at 4 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30 until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Howard J. Brooks Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com.
Complete obituary is in the March 14, 2012 issue of The Platteville Journal.