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Richard J. Byrnes
1932 - 2015
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Richard J. Byrnes, 82, Platteville, died on Good Friday, April 3 at his home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville. Rev. Faustino Ruiz and Deacon Bill Bussan will concelebrate.  Burial will follow at 4 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation was from 4–7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville. There was a scripture wake service at 7 p.m. with a time of sharing stories of Richard’s life and music. Friends may also call from 9:30–10:15 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Richard J. Byrnes Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at

Complete obituary is in the April 8, 2015 issue of The Platteville Journal.