Michael Joseph Bock was born on January 4, 1943 in Alexandria, Minnesota. His parents were the late Joseph and Irma (Dobmeyer) Bock. Mike grew up in Evansville and graduated from the Evansville High School with the class of 1961. Mike continued his education at Fergus Falls Community College and later at Dunwoody Institute. He made his home in Minneapolis and was employed in Property Management at Foshay Tower, Apache Medical and Borson Towers. Mike also owned and operated a lawn and tree service.
On June 29, 1963 Mike was united in marriage to ViAnne (Wahlin) Hilgart. This marriage brought sons, Dan and Richard. They raised their sons in NE Minneapolis. On August 12, 1983 Mike was united in marriage to Daun Sparks. They raised all their four children in Fridley. In 1999, they moved to their farm near Henning, Minnesota fulfilling a dream to live out their years away from the hustle and bustle of Minneapolis. Daun passed away on October 8, 2018.
Mike enjoyed deer hunting, duck hunting, reading, and was one of the best story tellers. Mike truly enjoyed and cherished spending time with his family and friends.
On January 3, 2020 Mike passed away peacefully at home in rural Henning, Minnesota at 76 years of age. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Preceding him in death were his parents, Joseph and Irma; wife Daun; brother, Richard.
Mike is survived by his children: Dan (Ronda) Bock of Buffalo; Richard (Lisa) Bock of Coon Rapids.; Allen Herrmann of Danbury, WI; Heidi Tague of Hutchinson; grandchildren: Allen (Kelsey), Elizabeth, Evelynn, Bradley, Noah, Cody, Katherine, Hunter, Ethan, Jacob, Benjamin, Peter and Nora; brothers: Fred (Wanda) Bock and Steve (Pat) Bock, both of Evansville; many other relatives and friends.
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