Fredric A. Block Sr., age 76 of Lena, Ill., passed away peacefully on Saturday Sept. 2, 2017 in East Dubuque, Ill. He was born on Jan. 25, 1941 in Monroe, the son of Fredric and Halene (Leverington) Block. Fredric worked at Atwood’s in Stockton, Ill. for 47 years and was also a part time farmer. He enjoyed working on old tractors and doing auto body repair.
Fredric is survived by his three children- Alan (Kimberly) Block of Cadiz, Ky., Debi Halvorson of East Dubuque and Fred (Tonya) Block Jr. of Winslow; eleven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; sister Rachel Pieper of Mount Morris, Ill.; and brother Wayne Block of Monroe.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Fay, and sister Doris.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at the Leamon Funeral Home in Lena, Ill. Visitation will be held just prior to the service from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at the Leamon Funeral Home. Officiating will be Rev. Diane Grace. Interment will take place at Rock Lily Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Lena Community Center.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.leamonfh.com