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Ruth E. Blankenberg
Ruth Blankenberg

Ruth E. Blankenberg, 84, of Platteville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at Southwest Health in Platteville.

A Mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville. Burial was at Calvary Cemetery in Platteville. Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the mass at the church. The Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville is serving the family. Memorials may be made to the Ruth E. Blankenberg Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 245, Platteville, WI 53818. Online condolences can be made at While at the church, the family asked for people to wear a mask and to practice distancing.

A complete obituary is in the August 19, 2020 issue of The Platteville Journal.