Melvin J. Schwartz, 91, of Prairie du Rocher, passed away at 7:20 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud. The visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Ruma. The memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.