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Marlene Joan (Argall) Schmitz
1937 - 2016

Marlene Joan (Argall) Schmitz, 78, Platteville, was born to eternal life on May 21, following a long and courageous battle with breast cancer.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville, where a parish rosary will be prayed at 10:30 a.m. Father Faustino Ruiz and Deacon Bill Bussan will concelebrate. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Platteville at a later date. Visitation was on Tuesday, May 24 from 5–8 p.m. at Melby Funeral Home and Crematory in Platteville. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in Marlene’s name to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or the cancer patient support group of your choice. Online condolences can be made at

A complete obituary is in the May 25, 2016 issue of The Platteville Journal.