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George H Bock

October 1, 1921 ~ April 12, 2018 (age 96)

George H. Bock, 96, of Terre Haute, IN, passed away on April 12, 2018 at Westminster Health Care.  He was born October 1, 1921 in Marshall County to John and Bertha Bock.  George graduated from Manchester College in 1947 and Indiana University in 1950 with a Master’s Degree in Administration.  He was an educator for 36 years.  He was a member of the United Methodist Temple. In addition, he belonged to the Columbia City Masonic Lodge #189, Order of the Eastern Star Chapter #65, and Scottish Rite Fort Wayne Valley.  He was Past Master of Lodge #189, a Noble of the Mystic Shrinemizpah Temple, Fort Wayne and was an Honorary Member of Riley Lodge #390.

He is survived by his son, Mark Bock (Dr. Jane Bridges) of Vincennes, IN and daughter, Melladee Bock of Anderson, IN, grandson, Joshua Boggs, his wife Norma and 3 great-grandchildren; grandson Jacob Boggs and grandson Justin Boggs, his wife Jamie and 3 great-grandchildren.

George is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Jeannette R. Farrar Bock, his six brothers, Edward, Carl, Paul, John, Howard and Harold and his sister Priscilla.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at DeBaun Springhill Chapel.  Services will follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Drane officiating.  Masonic services will be administered by Riley Masonic Lodge #390.

He will be interred at Green Lawn Mausoleum in Fort Wayne, IN. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to the George and Jeannette Bock Endowment Scholarship Fund at Manchester University, North Manchester, IN 46963.

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