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Robert C. Bock

Robert C. Bock

Robert “Harv” C. Bock age 69 of Elmwood died Friday May 5, 2017 at his home in Elmwood.

Bob was born November 30, 1947 at home in Elmwood.  Bob was the son of Clarence “Ted” and Pauline (Kainz) Bock and grew up in Elmwood.  He graduated from Elmwood High School in 1966 and then attended District One Technical College in Eau Claire. Bob worked construction around the area for several years and then worked in a custodial capacity for the School District of Elmwood until he retired.

Bob was an avid Badger and Packer Fan.  He enjoyed going to fish fries in Plum City.    He was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.  Bob helped with parade set up for the Elmwood UFO Days parade for many years. He loved spending time with his family, especially the little kids and friends.

Bob is survived by his brothers & sisters, Bill (Gayle) of California, Jim (Ann) of Balsam Lake, Buckwheat “Marilyn” Voltz of Baraboo, Tom (Carol) of St. Martin, MN, Colleen “Beaner” (Rob) Bowen of Elmwood, Larry (Trish) of Hugo, MN, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and one great- great nephew.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Dan, and a brother-in-law, Rich Voltz.

Memorials may be made to the Elmwood Food Pantry or to Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Memorial services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday May 13, 2107 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Elmwood with Rev. Prince Raja officiating with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.


  1. Susan Fesenmaier

    As a classmate of Harv, a good friend of Buckwheat, and a born and breed Elmwoodite, I know Harv was liked by all. He had such a gentle soul. Loved and will be missed by many. Rest In Peace big fella!

  2. Bob Manor

    Many fond memories of Harv he will be missed, Buck, Jim and everyone my condolences.

  3. Jean Price

    Sorry for the loss of your brother. (Friend of Gayle and Bill).

  4. Susan Keith

    Buckwheat--Bob was such a permanent, calm, quiet part of Elmwood when I was growing up there and in my memories after I left. I'm sorry for your loss and Elmwood's loss. Susan springer

  5. Steve and Pat Werner

    Our heartfelt condolences
    Rest In Peace

  6. Brenda Kado

    I am so sorry to hear about Bob. He kept my room clean for many years at school. I am sorry that I will not be able to attend his services and I want to wish God's blessing to all his brothers and sisters and families. He was a special guy! I loved it when I could get him to smile!!

  7. Suzi Crownhart

    My condolences to Harv's family. He was a great guy with always a kind word and a big smile!

  8. Connie & Jerry Harmon

    Bobs death came as a surprise to us. We send our deepest condolences to the family. We are thinking of you during this time of grief. Bob was a very special young man when Jerry played with him. God bless. Jerry and Connie Harmon

  9. Margery Robole Ginsbach

    Ron and I send our deepest sympathy to the family of Bob. Bob was a friendly, polite and kind person, we will miss seeing him, he loved to sit on the steps downtown and visit with who ever comes along, just like in the old school days! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  10. Mary Jo (Fox) Coffey

    Thinking of you and hoping each day brings you a greater feeling of peace and comfort to your hearts. I grew up in the Elmwood area and have school and church memories of your family.

  11. Karis

    Please accept our family's condolences

  12. Dick & Jan Bates

    Family of Robert (Harv) Bock:
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Harv always had a smile and word for everyone. Nice guy with many friends. We will remember him in our prayers.

    Dick & Jan Bates

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