Mildred Marie Bock 1924 - 2011 Largo, Fla.
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Mildred Marie Bock, 87, of Largo, Florida, passed away peacefully on October 7, 2011.
Mildred was born August 13, 1924, in Lawrence, Kansas. She was the daughter of Theodore and Henrietta (Nieder) Hack. She graduated from University of Kansas with a degree in Psychology. It was there that she met her husband of 47 years, Albert R. Bock, who passed in 1994.
She is survived by five daughters, Barbara (Warren) Webster of Hopedale, Massachusetts; Beverly Hyde of Lawrence, Kansas; Belinda (Bradford) Lambert of Clearwater, Florida; Bethany Bock (Chris Miller) of Cleveland, Ohio; and Brittany (Danny) Howell of La Crosse, Kansas; and six grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Richard Hack of Lawrence, Kansas, and nieces, Gail and Diane, along with several nephews.
She was a member and volunteer for the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd since 1961. She was also a longtime environmental activist and advocate for migrant farm workers.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made ‘in memory of Mildred Bock’ with checks made out to and mailed to: Alzheimer’s Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, 14010 Roosevelt Blvd., No. 709, Clearwater, FL 33762, or to donate online visit the website: http://www.alz.org/flgulfcoast/in_my_community_donate.asp.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Moss Feaster Funeral Homes in Largo. Condolences may be offered at Moss Feaster Funeral Homes in Largo at www.mossfeasterlargo.com.
This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.