In Memory

Duane Leroy Blocker

Duane Leroy Blocker

It's hard to copy the newspaper article, but evidently Duane was passing a line of cars on M-37 near Kirby Rd and collided head on with a semi. He was DOA at Leila Hospital. He had a wife and 2 sons. He was a machinist at Eaton Co.

Class of 1964
Passed Nov 15, 1969

Duane Leroy Blocker
Date of passing: Nov 15, 1969
Class: 1964
Duane Passed in November of 1969. He is survived by HIs father Robert Blocker of Paw paw MI , 2 sons, Jeffrey of Whitehall Mi his wife, Rick of Tampa Fl, A nephew Jon, Of battle Creek and his Uncle Trevelyn and his wife Dorothy of Mo.

In my quest in learning more about Duane I have spoken with 2 other classmates of his, One said that he was fun to be around and the other said that he was always full of adventurous activities.

He was taken from his family at an early age and we all miss him.
Submitted by His 2nd son RIck - Apr 20, 2009