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Nancy L. Bock 1936-2010

May 13, 2010

Memorial service for Nancy L. Bock of Emmetsburg is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, at the United Methodist Church in Emmetsburg. The Rev. David A. Morris will officiate.

Inurnment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Emmetsburg. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday, May 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Nancy Bock passed away Monday, May 10, 2010, at her home in Emmetsburg. She was 73.

Nancy Lorraine Bock was born Aug. 22, 1936, in Newell, SD, the daughter of Ralph and Kathryn (Schonfeld)?Robbins. She graduated from Sturgis High School in 1954, and attended college in San Diego,?CA.

On May 1, 1960, Nancy and Fred Eugene Bock were married in Rapid City, SD. Nancy was employed as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell for five years, and she also worked as a nursing assistant for five years.

After moving to Iowa, Nancy and Fred did child care in their home for a few children who became just like family.

Nancy was a member of the First United Methodist Church, where she was active in Circle 3. She was a member of P.E.O., Chapter B.K., and the Palo Alto County Hospital Auxiliary. Nancy was active in Classic Quilters Club and Garden Club, and she and Fred enjoyed being a part of Five Island Campers Club.

Survivors include her husband, Fred, of Emmetsburg; her daughters and their husbands, Brenda and Todd Bell of Emmetsburg and Pam and Mike Hartman of Mallard; her granddaughters and great granddaughter, Kayla Bell and?Paul Morris of Jackson, MN, and their daughter, Emma, and Mandi Hartman of Mallard.

Also surviving are two sisters, Alma Lee (Luverne)?Edwards of San Diego,?CA, and JoAnne (Edwin)?Denham of Belle Fourche, SD; and two nieces.

Mrs. Bock was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Darrel Robbins.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com