Georgina E. ‘Jean’ Block
Aug. 2, 1916 — June 15, 2015
Georgina E. “Jean” Block of Ixonia, formerly of Oconomowoc, age 98, was born to eternal life on June 15, 2015, at the Lake Country Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Block, and her parents, Joseph and Janet B. (Snaddon) Matthews, also loving known as ”Daddy Joe and Nana.”
She was the beloved mother of Bonnie R. Stein, Raymond (Skip) Block Jr. and William Block; loving grandmother of Lori Nyborg Weiss of Texas, Tyler Nyborg of Muskego, Justin Stein of Summit, and Geoffrey Stein of Summit; and loving great-grandmother of Alaina and Janelle Weiss, Travis, Kaden, Jona, Jordan, Dawson and Aaron Nyborg, Alex, Aiden and Ethan Stein, and Chase Stein. Also surviving are other relatives and friends.
For many years, she and her husband owed Ray’s Sporting Goods. In this same location, Jean owned a ceramic shop. As a gifted artist, she taught ceramics in her shop for years doing what she loved. She also enjoyed the art of beading, jewelry, scrapbooking and gardening. Jean loved animals and was known to rescue animals in need — ducklings, rabbits, birds and cats, just to name a few. She was born August 2, 1916, in Madison.
Memorial funeral services will be held at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 470 Oak Crest Drive, Wales, WI 53183, on Wednesday, July 1, at 2pm. Her final rest will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.