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10/19/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Ethel A. Block
Ethel A. Block, 97, of Clinton passed away Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Mercy Living Center South, Clinton.

Graveside services were held Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Clinton Lawn Cemetery.

The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Ethel was born in Clinton Jan. 29, 1917, the daughter of Alfred and Alma Langheim Peters. She graduated from Lyons High School.

Ethel married LeRoy Andersen. He preceded her in death. She later married Clarence Block. Clarence passed away May 10, 1991. Ethel and Clarence farmed west of Clinton for many years.

She later was employed as a secretary at A.C. Nielsen. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing bingo.

Ethel is survived by a son, Gary (Marion) Andersen of Clinton; a daughter, Connie "Kaye" Andersen Rajcevich of Bay City, Texas; four grandchildren, Dana Otto, Geoffrey Paules, Jonathan (Delfa) Murray and Nicole (Mike) Mosby; a great- granddaughter, Angela LaCroix; her brother, Cliff (Vivian) Peters of Clinton; her sister, Carol Yeoman of Maquoketa, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, a step-son, Robert Block, a brother and three sisters.

Memorials may be made to the Clinton Humane Society.

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