Burton Block Jr., 60

Burton James Block Jr., 60, of Le Center, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague.

He was born on October 8, 1947, in Detroit, MI, a son of Burt and Eleanor (Vaillancourt) Block Sr. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1970 during the Vietnam War. He married Linda Blaschko on April 20, 1968, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Le Center. Burt was a lifetime resident of Le Center and was a licensed plumber, working with his dad. He also drove bus for the Le Center Schools and worked for Lyle's Welding in Le Center.

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