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John W. Block

May 8, 1974 ~ April 18, 2021 (age 46)



John W. Block, 46, Wausau, passed away unexpectedly Sunday April 18, 2021 at Froedert Hospital, Milwaukee.

He was born May 8, 1974, in Wausau, son of the late Merlyn and Gladys (Wilde) Block. He graduated from Wausau West class of 1992.

John had been employed for several years as a server at the Wausau Club, Greenwood Hills, and WOW Restaurants. He was also employed for several years at Linetec. Among his many pastimes he was especially fond of horses, and spent many hours grooming and caring for them. John enjoyed trail rides with his friends and attending horse shows.

Survivors include his brother, Paul (Sara) Block, Wausau and their children, Ashley and Mitchell; a half-sister, Julie (Pete) Krueger, LaValle and her daughter, Candace (Bob) Corey and their children, Zander and Zayven; aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A celebration of John’s Life will take place beginning at 11:00 a.m. Monday April 26, 2021 at WOW Restaurant, 1300 N. River Drive., Wausau. Social distancing protocols will be in place and masks are requested for those in attendance.

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