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Matthew S. Bock

February 23, 1976 ~ May 10, 2017 (age 41)

Matthew S. Bock, 41, of Ashley, Illinois passed away May 10, 2017 at his residence in Ashley, Illinois. He was born February 23, 1976 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to parents, George and Janet (Niedbalski) Bock.

A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Saint Michaels Catholic Church in Radom, Illinois with Father Oliver Nwachukwu officiating and Father John Iffert concelebrant.  Interment will follow at Saint Michaels Cemetery in Radom, Illinois.

A Visitation will be held Monday, May 15, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois and Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Saint Michaels Catholic Church in Radom, Illinois. 

Matt is survived by his parents, George and Janet Bock of Ashley, Illinois; daughters, Kelsea Bock of Fort Hood, Texas, Hannah, Megan, and Lydia Bock of Mascoutah, Illinois; and siblings, Sandra Kabat of Woodlawn, Illinois, Carla Chesnek and husband, Matthew of Woodlawn, Illinois, and Mike Bock and wife, Melinda of Ashley, Illinois; and nieces and nephews, Jody Kabat, wife Kelly, and daughter Jordyn of Decatur, Illinois, Dustin, Taryn, and Sarah Chesnek of Woodlawn, Illinois, Madison Bock and friend, Preston Launis, and Malayna and Makenly Bock of Ashley, Illinois.

Matt was preceded in death by his son, Emery Bock; brother-in-law, Gary Kabat; grandparents, Ed and Josephine Niedbalski and John and Rose Bock; and uncle, Jerome Bock.

Matt was a special-skilled mechanic in fleet services for the city of Mount Vernon.  He enjoyed tractor pulling and hunting with family and friends. Matt was a good friend to many people and could always be counted on to lend a helping hand. One of the fondest memories of his daughter’s was the countless hours he spent outside playing sports and teaching them life lessons.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Saint Michaels Cemetery, or donor's choice and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Newell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville where you may call (618) 279-7272 or visit www.newellfuneralhome.com for further information and to send condolences.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
May 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894

Visitation
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Saint Michael the Archangel Church
52 South 3rd Street
Radom, IL 62876

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
May 16, 2017

10:00 AM
Saint Michael the Archangel Church
52 South 3rd Street
Radom, IL 62876


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