Michael Block

Obituary for Michael Block

December 10, 1950 - August 3, 2020
Yorkville, Illinois | Age 69


Michael Kevin Block, 69, of Yorkville, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. He was born December 10, 1950 in Aurora, IL son of the late Herman and Mary Block.

He grew up in Downers Grove and worked for over 30 years at Bell Labs. He enjoyed trains, rocks, ice cream but most of all spending time with his family and friends.

Michael is survived by his wife, Elaine Block; children, Matthew Block and Amanda Block; step-children, Don Smith II and Colleen (Drew) Achterhof; grandchildren, Zack Block, Sophia Block and Riley Achterhof; siblings, Mary (Keith) Struple, their children Sarah and Dan, Paul (Mary) Block; their children Andrew and Patrick; Also his loving Aunt Sue Riehel.

Along with his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his uncle, John Riehel.

Per Michael's wishes his body was donated to science. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Michael is asking that his legacy be for anyone who knew him to do good deeds and eat ice cream whenever possible.

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