|Birth: ||Jun. 8, 1931|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2010|
Raymond C. Bock Jr., 79, of Watervliet died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010, at his residence surrounded by his family.
A service celebrating his life will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Masonic Rites conducted at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. Donations in Ray's memory may be made to Hospice at Home of South Haven or to the Coloma United Methodist Church. Those wishing to leave an online message of comfort for the family may do so at www.duffieldpastrick.com.
Ray was born June 8, 1931, in Lawrence to Raymond and Vera (Anders) Bock Sr. He retired from Whirlpool Corp. in 1987 after 32 years of service. He was formerly employed part time by Florin Funeral Service. Ray was a member of the Coloma United Methodist Church and Coloma Masonic Lodge 162. In addition he was a Past Patron of Watervliet OES Chapter 232, Past Master of Watervliet Masonic Lodge 308 and Past Commander of Malta Commandre.
Ray is survived his wife, Florence "Bunnie" (Bachman) whom he married Dec. 17, 1950, in Coloma; five children, David (Belinda Farnworth) Bock of Evart, Mich., Carole (Kevin) Kanouse of Hartford, Lorrie (Brad) Reed of Grand Rapids, Deb (Bruce) Becker of Coloma, Alan (Samantha) Bock of St. Joseph; one sister, Carlene (Gerald) Freier of Benton Harbor. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Michelle (Shaun) Harner, Joe (Jennie) Reed, Dustin (Ashley) Bock, Jessica (Matt) Ensing, Christian Clune; and eight great-grandchildren, Jeremy, Ryan, Lucas, Ella, Ryan, Alexis, McKayla and Lauren.
Ray was preceded in death by two sisters, Roslyn Mills and Marjorie Johnson, and a brother, Donald "Bud" Swanson.
Van Buren County
Created by: K. Clinard
Record added: Jul 03, 2011
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