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Lester G. Bellock


Mon, May 14th, 2012
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Lester G. Bellock, 70, of Peterson, died Monday, May 7, 2012, in Rushford.

Lester was born on April 4, 1942, in La Crosse, Wis. to Neil and Emma (Halvorson) Bellock. He was raised and attended school in Rushford. Lester lived briefly in South Dakota before moving back to Rushford. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Thompson in 1961. Together, they had five children, and were later divorced. On February 21, 1981, he married Marlene Meyer, and they were blessed with three children. Lester was a fireman for 23 years. He also drove semi-truck, farmed, and worked bridge construction for many years. He enjoyed many hobbies as long as he was outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Marlene; children, Johnie (Jerrilyn) Bellock, Jeff (Mary Kaye) Bellock, Janel (Tim) Bohanon, Trisha Bellock, Trina (John) Happel, and Cody (Betsy Bossert) Bellock, all of Rushford; step-children, Wendy Todd, Slade Meyer, Deann (Chad) Vix, and Audra (Troy) Skalet, all of Rushford; 26 grandchildren; one great-grandchild with two on the way; five siblings, Alfred (Liz) Bellock of TN; Carol Mierau of Rushford; Dorothy Wunderlich of Rushford; Janet Gibbons of Dodge, WI; and Ruth Ann (Richard) Lupa of MI.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Jerry; daughter, Julie Ann; brother, Douglas; sisters, Alta Laffke and Marian Swenningson.

The funeral service was on Friday, May 11, 2012, at Rushford Lutheran Church. Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford handled arrangements.

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