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Steven G. Block

Steven G. Block

Steven G. Block age 58 of Menomonie, passed away on Tuesday August 1, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

Steve was born March 9, 1959 in Menomonie.  He was the son of Harlan and Frances (Curran) Block and grew up in Menomonie.  Steve graduated from Menomonie High School in 1977.  Steve worked at McMillian Electric in Woodville for several years.  He married Mary Thompson December 5, 1981.  Steve later worked for Dick’s Red Owl/Doug and Dick’s grocery, driving semi for several years.  Steve then worked at Wal-Mart Distribution for the past few years.

Steve had several loves…. First and foremost was his wife, Mary.  He loved classic cars, boating and camping on the Mississippi with family and friends was a passion of Steve’s.  Lake Superior boating with the Hjeltness family was always an annual event.  Steve and Mary travelled to Florida to visit family often

Steve is survived by his wife, Mary, a sister, Katherine Block of Menomonie, his mother-in-law, Theresa Thompson of Menomonie; three sisters-in-law, Sherry (Doug) Clements of Chetek, Jackie (Jeff) Hjetlness of Menomonie and Tracey (Kip) Bundy of Ft. Myers, FL; nieces and nephews, Trevor (Christine Thomson) Clements, Tara (Bill) Blue, Tricia (Ben) Nelson, Tyler (Amanda) Hjeltness, Katelyn (Fiance Charlie Kippes) Hjeltness, Tainter, Durand and Ella Bundy, great nieces & nephews, Bodie, Lainey, Madison and Ivan.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his father-in-law, Richard Thompson.

Private services will be held at a later date.


  1. Jerry and Jan Traxler

    We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Dana Therese McCuen

    Where do I begin....I'm still having a hard time believing this....My heart goes out to you. I just keep smiling thinking of our camping trip and Zac making Steve laugh so hard he was crying and those two playing bean bags together or Zac beating him at pool! That was the best family trip! You will always be a special part of our family. My whole family is praying for you. We are here for you......

  3. Gary Olson

    Mary, I am so sorry, my prayers go out to you....Steve was truly one of the great ones, I feel your loss deeply.

  4. Sharon Lee Hanson

    Mary, I was saddened to learn of Steve's passing. I have old but fond memories of Steve. I am so sorry for your loss and will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Glen Edberg

    Dear Mary, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss.

  6. Lesley Nelson

    Mary and Kathy I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to both of you.

  7. Tom Huftel

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this challenging time. I grew up with Steve and he was like a brother to me. We did just about everything together from fishing, to all sports, and late nights playing hockey at the Band Shell. I hope you can find peace with the memories of having Steve in your lives. I think of him often.

  8. Roxanne Richartz Malum

    My thoughts and prayers to Mary and Kathy Sorry for your loss

  9. Kimberly Trask Turner

    Mary~so sorry for your loss, thinking of you~

  10. Jerry & Sharon fritz

    So sorry for your Loss. Our prayers are with you and family members.

  11. Cindy and Bill Warner

    We are thinking of you Mary and also to both of your families. Sending prayers and hugs.

  12. Bridget Rodenberg

    Steve was was my co-worker, but more importantly, he was my friend. I have so many wonderful memories of Steve in and out of work. I can see him smiling and laughing, and that is how I will always remember him. My heart breaks for you Mary. I am so very sorry for your loss.

  13. Judy Erickson Evan

    Mary My Heart goes Out to You.Will Be Thinking Of you Every Day.Remember The Good Things

  14. Robin Johnson

    So sorry to hear about Steve. He was a great guy. I worked with him at Walmart DC. Always a good time when Steve came through the office. Thinking of you and your family. Robin and Pat

  15. Peggy Richartz

    My heart goes out to both of you Mary and Kathy. I hope the memories of Steve gets you through the tough days ahead.

  16. Michelle Olson

    Steve and I worked together years ago at Walmart D.C. He was one of the kindest people I ever knew. His sense of humor could lift the frown off of anyone. I feel blessed to have known him and considered him a friend. He made my day anytime he came in the office and his laugh was infectious. Please know I am thinking of you all and that I held him in high regards. He will truly be missed. Heki

  17. Michele Register

    So sorry to hear about Steve.
    Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

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