Velma Block Obituary

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Velma J. Block

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VELMA J. BLOCK, 90, of Salem, IL, formerly of Cisne, IL, passed away at 3:55AM Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at Twin Willows Nursing Center in Salem. Velma was born April 5, 1921 at Iuka, IL to Obed and Myrtle (Wooley) Dean. She married Wayne Block May 14, 1941 at Salem, IL and he preceded her in death August 7, 1999. Velma was a homemaker and operated a farm with her husband in the Cisne area for many years. She was a member of the Baptist faith. Velma is survived by three daughters – Carolyn Winters (& her husband James) of Canton, MO; Janet Shelton (& her husband Larry P.) of Salem, IL and Lois Block of Danville, IL; two sisters...
VELMA J. BLOCK, 90, of Salem, IL, formerly of Cisne, IL, passed away at 3:55AM Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at Twin Willows Nursing Center in Salem.

Velma was born April 5, 1921 at Iuka, IL to Obed and Myrtle (Wooley) Dean. She married Wayne Block May 14, 1941 at Salem, IL and he preceded her in death August 7, 1999.

Velma was a homemaker and operated a farm with her husband in the Cisne area for many years. She was a member of the Baptist faith.

Velma is survived by three daughters – Carolyn Winters (& her husband James) of Canton, MO; Janet Shelton (& her husband Larry P.) of Salem, IL and Lois Block of Danville, IL; two sisters Edra Wilfong of Flora, IL and Iris Mulvaney of Salem, IL. Also surviving are five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Preceding Velma in death were her husband, one daughter Joan, three sisters Ila, Rochelle, and Eileen, one brother Clem, and her parents.

Funeral services for Velma Block will be 1PM Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne. Burial will be at Cisne Cemetery. Friends may call 6-8PM Friday, June 17, 2011.

Memorials, in memory of Velma Block may be given to American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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