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Rodney Block

January 14, 1954 ~ February 17, 2019 (age 65)

Obituary

     Rodney Michael Block was born on January 14, 1954, to Herman and Marie (Kloewer) Block in  Manning, Iowa. He was raised near Dunlap and attended St. Joseph Catholic School and Dunlap Public School. Rod worked at several places including: for Larry Kimmen at the Fina Station, Burlington Northern Railroad, for Richard and Denny Grote, and Farmland in Denison (for 28 years). Rod married Barb Hamblen on April 24, 1976, in Denison, Iowa. The couple lived in Dunlap most of their married life.

     Rod enjoyed golfing, playing cards, socializing, farming, and playing Keno. Most importantly Rod enjoyed spending time with his family and especially playing with his grandkids. Rod also enjoyed spending time on the back deck, grilling and he especially enjoyed the 4th of July.

    Rod died Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Nebraska Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 65 years, one month, and three days.

     Rod was preceded in death by his parents; step father, Perry Smith; three siblings, Tom (Peggy) Block, Jane Eggers and Marsha Grindle; and two nieces, Whitney Anne Cloud and Peggy Arlene Block. He is survived by his wife, Barb Block of  Dunlap, Iowa; two children, Alisha (Tim) Murphy of Dunlap, Iowa, Michael (Barb) Block of Denison, Iowa; five plus grandchildren; four siblings, Diane (David) Houston of Omaha, Nebraska; Charlene (Ralph) Yaple of Lenexa, Kansas; Dean Block of Dunlap, Iowa, Sherry (Larry) Baldwin of Neola, Iowa; two brothers-in-law, Larry Eggers of Omaha, Nebraska and David Grindle of Soldier, Iowa; and many other relatives and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 21, 2019

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fouts Funeral Home ~ Dunlap
Highway 30 and Court St.
Dunlap, IA 51529

Family will receive friends
Thursday
February 21, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fouts Funeral Home ~ Dunlap
Highway 30 and Court St.
Dunlap, IA 51529

Scripture Service
Thursday
February 21, 2019

7:45 PM
Fouts Funeral Home ~ Dunlap
Highway 30 and Court St.
Dunlap, IA 51529

Funeral Mass
Friday
February 22, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
509 South Third Street
Dunlap, IA 51529

Committal
Friday
February 22, 2019

11:45 AM
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Ucon Avenue
Dunlap, IA 51529

Funeral Luncheon
Friday
February 22, 2019

12:15 PM
St. Patrick's Parish Center
Highway 30 & Court Street
Dunlap, IA 51529

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