STOCK, Walter 1926-2014
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 3/8/2015 at 15:26:15
Walter Stock passed away April 17, 2014, in Waterloo at the age of 87. No memorial service is planned at this time. Interment will be at the Morrison Cemetery at a later date.
He was born in Morrison on May 3, 1926, the seventh child of Herman and Grace Stock. In 1947, he married Florence Frederickson and to this marriage three children were born.
Walt served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946. He then returned to his hometown area and worked at the John Deere Tractor Works for 18 years. Since his retirement from John Deere he bought, refurbished and sold many properties in the area, which he enjoyed doing until the end of his life.
Walter is preceded in death by his parents; his spouse of 62 years, Florence; three sisters, Audrey Lear, Georgia Wilson, Iris Norwood; and three brothers, Henry Stock, Charles Stock and Merle Stock.
He is survived by two sons, Greg (Janet) Stock of Colorado Springs, CO, Gale (Lynn) Stock of Kirksville, MO; daughter, Melissa Stock of Des Moines; grandchildren, Ross Stock, Chris Stock, Adam Stock, Logan Stock, Carrie Stock and Abigail Medenciy; great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 8 May 2014, pg 3
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