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John W. Engelkes
1941 - 2013
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John W. Engelkes, 72, of Platteville died on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at his home in Elk Grove Twp. surrounded by his wife and three sons after a two year battle with cancer.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church, Platteville. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville. Friends may call from 5 – 8 p.m. Friday at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, or from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church.

 In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the John W. Engelkes Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at

Complete obituary is in the October 30, 2013 issue of The Platteville Journal.