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John Robert Rink
1946 - 2020
John Rink

John Robert Rink, 73, died peacefully at home on Oct. 24, 2020, of Lewy Body Dementia, with his family by his side. He faced this disease with dignity and humor until the end.

A private burial will be held at the Natural Path Sanctuary in Verona. Due to COVID-19, a celebration of life will be held at a later date. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, is serving the family. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin: Online condolences may be made at

A complete obituary is in the October 28, 2020 issue of The Platteville Journal.