Elenora Anna Block, 94, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021, at Valley Park Retirement Center in Holts Summit.
She was born July 30, 1926, in Russellville, the daughter of the late Otto John and Mary Edith (Dampf) Kiesling.
She was united in marriage on October 2, 1948, at St. Peter Catholic Church in Jefferson City to James Lee Block who preceded her in death on October 27, 2012.
Elenora worked at Tweedie Shoe Factory for 7 years, was a dietician for Helias High School for over 20 years, and volunteered at St. Mary’s Health Center.
She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph and the Happy Hollow Club. She enjoyed square dancing, playing pitch,
quilting, camping and family.
Survivors include ten children, Mike (Pam) Block, Memphis, TN; Ron (Noy) Block, Alba, TX; Donna (Bob) Crow, Holts Summit; Dennis (Ruth) Block, Bonnots Mill; Janice (Tom) Pirner, Jefferson City; Jeannette (Kenny) English, Jefferson City; Greg (Deb) Block, Bonnots Mill; Doug (Becky) Block Jefferson City; Teresa (James) Calvin, Jefferson City; Amy (Sean) Morrison, Prosper, TX; 20 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren with one due February of 2021; 4 step great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a granddaughter, Melissa Kay Block; a great-grandson, Dylan Christopher Pirner; 3 sisters, Ruby (Paul) Kramp, Venita (Louis) Kramp, Martha (Elmer) Angerer; and 1 brother, Herbert (Mildred) Kiesling.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Cathedral of St. Joseph with the Rev. Louis M. Nelen officiating.
The general public is welcome to attend the services while following social distancing guidelines. Facial coverings are required while in attendance.
Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum.
Memorials are suggested to the American Patriot Service Corporation or to the American Cancer Society.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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