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Harriet Block, 95 - August 16, 2017

Harriet M. Block, 95, of Gothenburg passed away Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at Gothenburg.
Services were conducted at the Evangelical Free Church of Gothenburg on Saturday, Aug. 19, with the Rev. Scott Newman officiating. Interment was at the Gothenburg Cemetery.
Block was born Nov. 24, 1921, at Callaway, daughter of Arthur Charles and Elsie Roberta (Oberg) Tickle. She accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior as a young child, according to family members. Her faith and strength carried her through life and gave her an inner peace and happiness that was expressed in her cheerful smile.
On March 17, 1947, she married James O. Block at Gothenburg.
Her life was filled as a busy wife and mother, helping her husband with his beekeeping business and grain elevators. She also spent years working as a secretary for several businesses.
?Block was member of the Red Hats and enjoyed helping out the Senior Center with their Bingo fundraising games.
?She was preceded in death by: her parents, Arthur and Elsie; her siblings—Dale and Luella.
Survivors include: her daughters—Charlotte (Lyle) Sitorius of Brady and Cynthia Cary of Kailua-Kona, HI; a son, Jim (Peggy) Block of Lexington; seven grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Memorials are suggested to the Senior Center or donors choice.