Ferris Schrock 1928-2019
Ferris C. Schrock, 90, of Eliza, Ill., died Monday, March 4, 2019, at home.
Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 8 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo, Ill. Burial was held in the Eliza Creek Cemetery. Visitation was held Thursday at Fippinger’s, where memorials may be left to Eliza Creek Cemetery or Eliza Ladies Aid. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com
She was born May 13, 1928, in Eliza Township, Ill., to Victor and Bernice Crapnell Noble. She graduated from Joy High School. Ferris attended Augustana College for two years and graduated from Marycrest College in Davenport.
Ferris married Ernest L. Schrock on May 8, 1949, in Eliza.
Ferris began her teaching career in the one-room schoolhouses, Bayview and Eliza Creek. She then taught at the Eliza Grade School and retired from New Boston Elementary in 1988.
She was a member of the Eliza Community Church, Eliza Ladies Aid, American Legion Post 1971 Auxiliary, Illinois Education Association and a charter member of the Essley Noble Museum.
Ferris enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling, attending her grandchildren’s activities and especially being with her family.
She is survived by her husband, Ernest; three daughters, Diane (Chuck) Prill of Muscatine, Iowa, Susan (Dan) Rhule of Holton and Elaine (Jeff) Clawson of Nashville, Tenn.; one son, Curtis (Lori) Schrock of Kirkwood, Ill.; eight grandchildren; one great-grandson; Ernest’s brothers and sisters and their families; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Eugene Noble.