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Velma R. Melssen
1935 - 2023
Velma Melssen

Velma R. Melssen, 88, of Platteville, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 12 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville. Father John Blewett will officiate. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Platteville. Visitation was from 4–7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11 at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory in Platteville, where there was a rosary at 3:30 p.m. Friends may also call from 9:30–10:15 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Velma R. Melssen Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at

A complete obituary is in the April 12, 2023 issue of The Platteville Journal.