Lois J. Bock age 89 of Fulton, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the Alverno Health Care Facility. In following Loiss wishes cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 10:00 AM until 12:00 noon Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Pape Funeral Home. A memorial service will begin at 12:00 noon. Burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Clinton Art Gallery or the First Presbyterian Church.
Lois was born in Savanna on August 19, 1928, the daughter of Lloyd and Irene (Heer) Miller. She grew up on a farm in Durinda Center with Ray and Marion Heer. She graduated from Savanna High School. Lois married Fred Eble, Jr. on January 4, 1948 in Clinton. Fred passed away on January 6, 1975. She later married Robert Bock on July 14, 1979 in Clinton. Lois had been a fabric buyer for Singers and later was an executive secretary at the First National Bank in Clinton. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the ABWA. As an artist Lois loved to paint and had won several awards with the Savanna, Clinton, and Davenport Art Galleries. She and Robert enjoyed traveling and had visited every state and every continent except Antarctica. Lois was a loving, kind and beautiful person inside and out. She loved her family and looked forward to the Bock family Reunions held every two years.
Lois is survived by her loving husband, Robert; seven children, Tom Eble of Clinton, Sherri (Ron) Foster of Clinton, Becky (Mark) Regenwether of Albany, Steve (Jeanne) Bock of Iowa City, Larry (Sue) Bock of Solon, IA, Lynne (Bill) Doerfler of Cumming, GA and Kevin (Patty) Bock of Spartanburg, SC; 18 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her step-father, Hank Windisch, her husband Fred and a grandson, Jacob Goebel. Online condolences may be left at www.papefh.com.
Published on March 13, 2018