Beverly "Jean" BlockSeptember 23, 1928 ~ October 19, 2016 (age 88)
Beverly “Jean” Block 88
Rockford, passed away on Wednesday October 19, 2016 in Swedish American Hospital following a accidental injury at her home. Born September 23, 1928 in Rockford to James and Edna (Holcomb) Mitchell. Jean lived all of her life in Rockford. Married Paul L. Block Sr. in Rockford on August 26, 1948, he died on September 29, 2001.
She was a member of Beth Eden United Methodist Church, DeKalb Ladies Elks, Woman’s Auxiliary of the Rockford Navy Club. She was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing cards. Graduated from Muldoon Catholic High School.
Survivors include: sons, Paul (Cheryl) Block Jr. of Romeoville, IL, Fred (Sherry) Block, and Doug (Chris) Block; daughters, Sharon Lund, Linda (Arne) Jacobsen, and Cindy (John) Hildebrand; son-in-law, John Girone all of Rockford; grandchildren, Paul III, Brad, Amy, Nicole, Dan, Dave, Amanda, Andrea, John, Christopher and Lisa; numerous great grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews; sister-in-law, Betty Mitchell and brother-in-law, Louis Maragi, both of Rockford; predeceased by her parents, husband, daughter, Debra Girone, 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, October 24, 2016 at Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ltd., 6825 Weaver Road, with Rev. Mario S. Mayer, pastor of Beth Eden United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation at the funeral home on Sunday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to her family to be used for a future memorial.
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