Alexander County

Obituary - Louis Henry Block

Louis H. Block, age 83, of 3303 Washington Avenue, died suddenly Friday, June 23, 1961 at 8:00 P.M. as he entered St. Mary’s Hospital for admittance. Mr. Block had been active all day Friday and had been out shopping earlier in the day. He had lived in Cairo his entire lifetime. Mr. Block had been retired for the past several years but had been associated with Harry Halliday and the Halliday Elevators and Warehouse Company for many years. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church of Cairo and of St. Patrick’s Holy Name Society. Mr. Block was also a member of Cairo Lodge 651 B.P.O.E. and a member of The Knights of Columbus, Cairo Council 1027.

He is survived by his wife, Helen, one sister Mrs. Alma Block Wegener of Denver, Colorado, several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Friends may call at Karcher’s Funeral Home after 3:00 P.M. Sunday. The Holy Rosary will be recited Sunday at 8:00 P.M. at Karcher’s Funeral Home by The Knights of Columbus, Cairo Council 1027.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 8:30 A.M. at St. Patrick’s Church with Rev. Fr. Hugh Kilfoil officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Contributed 15 Mar 2018 by Jo Ann Block Ramseyer

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