Edna Brock 1931-2018
Edna Etta (Argo) Brock, 87, of Holton, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at The Pines in Holton.
She was born Jan. 6, 1931 in Delia, the daughter of Ernest Earl and Etta Belle (Scheidegger) Argo. Edna attended rural schools at Neive and Drake. She graduated from Holton High School in 1949.
Edna worked for Jackson County for 31 years, 20 of which she served at the County Clerk. She served as president of the Kansas County Clerks Association in 1981. She also worked at Holton Middle School for seven years.
Edna was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Edna married Robert L. Brock on Aug. 4, 1956, in Topeka. He preceded her in death on Nov. 13, 2011, celebrating more than 55 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Clinton “Bud” Argo; and three sisters, Pauline Hurla, Adeline Cunningham and Marzine Little.
Survivors include three sons, Steve Brock of Topeka, Clint Brock (Kelly) of Holton and Stan Brock (Charlotte) of Olsburg; six grandchildren, Justin Brock (Ashley), Janelle Fannin (Brad), Nikki Rinkes (Justin), Jared Brock (Annie), Matthew Brock (Alyssa) and Cody Brock; and eight great-grandchildren, Chelsea Brock, Brock and Braelyn Fannin, Carsen and Conner Rinkes, Bodhi and Lila Brock and Emma Brock.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 26 at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Holton Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 1 p.m. Saturday until service time. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heart of Jackson Humane Society or Holton Parks and Rec, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.mercerfuneralhomes.com