Doris J. Bock

POYNETTE  --  Doris J. Bock, age 82, died on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at her home in Poynette surrounded by her loving family.

Doris was born on June 14, 1931 in the Township of Dekorra, the daughter of Fredrick and Irene (Kelsey) Koepp.  She was married to Harold G. Bock on April 18, 1947 at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus.  They loved each other dearly and were together 48 years and 42 days when Harold was called home.  Doris babysat for many years during the day and worked at the Oconomowoc Canning Factory and Arlington Canteen at night.  She loved all the kids and took care of them as if they were her own.  Doris was a former member of the Poynette Curling Club.  She shared lots of wonderful stories of the bonspiels and the ruckus caused by her, Harold, Pete, Onie, and all their other friends.  Doris loved to embroider and her work was exceptional and perfect.  If a stitch wasn’t correct you can bet she would tear it out and start over.  

Doris is survived by her three children, Harold John Bock, of Poynette, Scott (Tonya) Bock, of Pardeeville, and Norene (Jim) Hooker, of DeForest; her grandchildren, Cory (Becky) Bock, of Portage, Chrystin (Brian) Schultz, of Pardeeville, Scott (Melinda) Bock, of Portage, and Sabrina (Jack) Bock of Baraboo; eight + 1 great-grandchildren, Morgan Bock, Vance Schultz, Audriana Attwood, Parker Schultz, Aliya Attwood, Mason Bock, Arora Perry, Regan Perry, and 1 baby girl due on November 11, 2013; her buddy Augie, the dog; brother and sister-in-law, Ernie and Betty Koepp, of Poynette, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harold, and her grand doggie buddy “Romeo”.  

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Township of Leeds, with Rev. Scott Schwertfeger officiating, burial will follow in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  Friends may call on Monday, September 9, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette, and on Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Doris’ name for a special remembrance.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg for their tremendous support and care. 


For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)