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Mary “Nell” Block
1928 - 2020
Nell Block

Mary “Nell” Block, 91 of Platteville, passed away peacefully on Jan. 9 with her loving son, Peter, by her side.

Services will be on Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville. Pastor Zayna Thomley will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Platteville at a later date. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of service. A meal will be provided following the service at Melby Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in the name of Mary Nell Block to the First Congregational United Church of Christ of Platteville. Online condolences may be made at

A complete obituary is in the January 15, 2020 issue of The Platteville Journal.