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Elwin Franklin Block – Metz Mortuary

    Elwin Franklin Block  
    Elwin Franklin Block, age 90, of York, died Monday, September 19, 2005 at York. He was born October 14, 1914 near Bruning, NE to Frederick Herman and Clara (Robohm) Block. Elwin was a 1932 graduate of Bruning High School. He was married to Erma R. Herman at Bruning on February 3, 1940. Elwin was a veteran of WWII having served in the European Theatre. He and Erma moved to York in 1948 where he was a longtime member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, LLL and the American Legion.

    Elwin is survived by his son David Block and his wife Carlyn of Omaha; daughter Suzanne Biard and her husband Paul of Paonia, CO; grandchildren, Amy (Block) Littler and husband David, Jeffrey Block and wife Michele, and Chad Block; 4 great-grandchildren Jacob, Kaden,   Abby and Aaron; 2 step-grandchildren and 2 step-great grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 23, 2005 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in York with the Reverend Timothy Marshall officiating. Graveside services will be at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery at Bruning, NE at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be directed to Emmanuel Lutheran Building Fund or Tabitha Hospice. Visitation will be from 2-9 pm Thursday with the family greeting friends from 5-7 pm.  ​

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