Born: July 10, 1925
Died: February 11, 2013
Frederick L. Blocker, age 87 of Merrifield, passed away on February 11, 2013 at St. Cloud Hospital.
Fred was born on July 10, 1925 in Springfield, MN to Leo and Viola (Wiese) Blocker. He is a WWII Army Veteran. Fred married Judith A. (Crust) Hansen on August 31, 1967.
He enjoyed his family, music, writing and playing his own songs, and the outdoors. His favorite poem was “In My Back Yard.” His favorite song was "The Green Green Grass of Home."
Fred is preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Geraldine Berry.
Fred will be deeply missed by his loving wife of 45 years, Judy; children, Karen (Jerry) Doyle of Brainerd, Valerie Castle of Brainerd, Sherlynn (Jerome) Kretzman of Baxter, Jon Blocker of Brainerd, David (Mandi) Hansen of Brainerd, FayRene (Craig) Holtz of Brainerd, Kathy Jo (Derek) Hendricks of Brainerd, James (Renee) Blocker of Merrifield, Melissa (Timothy) Miles of Merrifield; his numerous grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and sister, Lona (Leon) Johnson of Stacy, MN; nieces, nephew and cousins.
A Funeral Service celebrating Fred’s life will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 11:00 AM at The Church On The Wise Road. Visitation will take place one hour prior to service at the church.