Kenneth Brock Sr.


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Posted Online: Nov. 13, 2012, 4:40 pm
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Kenneth Jay Brock Sr., of Coral Springs, Fla., formerly of Carrier Mills, Ill., and Moline, passed away on Oct. 26, 2012, at VA Hospital, Miami, Fla.
His final resting place is at South Florida National Cemetery. He was buried with honors for his service in the Army during the Vietnam War. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, at 11:30 a.m., at Shepherds Prayer Church of God, 29 W. Lincoln St., Harrisburg, Ill.
Ken was born on Aug. 17, 1950, in Geneseo, son of Lawrence and Dorothy Heirbrandt Brock. He married Mattie Mulry in 1967, who gave him three wonderful children. She preceded him in death in 1978. He loved to fish and watch and feed wildlife, especially deer and ducks.
He is survived by his children and grandchildren, Kenney (Lori) Brock Jr., Moline; Martie (Frank) Cantrell, Falin, Lexi, Cape Coral, Fla.; Jerrie (Kris) Belcher, Rhiannon, Mattie, Ashley, Simpson, Ill.; three sisters, Lori (Bill) Casey, Galesburg, Sue (Mark) Ahlgren, Kewanee, Jody (Jerry) Palmer, Simpson; his stepmother, Marilyn Mason, Geneseo. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.














 



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