Jorene Block

Jorene Block, nee Wisdom, 82, of Saint Louis, Missouri, formerly of Ferguson, Missouri and Belleville, Illinois, born Monday, November 28, 1927, in DeKalb, IL, died Saturday, August 28, 2010 at Green Valley Nursing and Rehab Center in Saint Louis, MO.

Ms. Block retired as a Bookkeeper for Alcoa in East St. Louis. Graduated from Belleville Township High School.


She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Arthur Block
  • Parents: Earl and Natalie nee Shrewsbruy Wisdom
  • Raised by: Louis and Irene nee Shrewsbury Fortner
  • Brothers
    • Robert Wisdom
    • Lyle Wisdom
    • Lloyd Wisdom
    • Carl Wisdom
  • Sister: Lucille Lay

She is survived by her:

  • Son: Ron Block of OFallon, IL
  • Sister: Patricia, nee Fortner, (Robert) Lingafelter of Orlando, FL

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Alzheimers Foundation.

Visitation: No Visitation.

Funeral: Private family services were held. 


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