Rose Jean Spencer Block, 88, of
She was born in
Jean spent her childhood years in
Crawfordsville and St Petersburg, Fla. She graduated from
Jean married Charles H. Block in 1946.
Charles is the son of the late Amelia and Henry Block of
Jean was a homemaker and helped her husband
with his many business projects. She also taught elementary school for seven
years. Jean carried on her familyís tradition of closeness and devotion
to family. She was a kind, loving, and thoughtful mother who always had
time to listen without being judgmental. Her faith was a very important
part of her life and she was an active member of the
Jean and Charles traveled extensively around
the world, visiting all seven continents and more than 100 countries.
Jean was most proud of their two trips when they took their entire family,
including five grandchildren, to see some of their favorite places in the
world. In 1987, the family went to
Survivors include her husband of 64 years, Charles; daughter, Shirley Gould (Ken), of Clearwater, Fla.; a son, Roger Block (Lori), of Eden Prairie, Minn.; five grandchildren; Chad Gould (Crystal) of Largo, Fla., Ryan Gould (Claudia) of New York City, Jenny Lisek (Chris) of Clearwater, Fla. Jason Block (Jill) of Carver, Minn., Jamey Kline (Nick) of Wesley Chapel, Fla.; eight great-grandchildren, Isabella, Rebecca and Brianne Block, Olivia Kline, Spencer and Matthew Lisek, Ruby and Charlie Gould. We all love you and you will be missed.
Graveside services will be at Tuesday, Aug. 24 at