POLO – Carl J. Vock, 82, of Polo, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.
He was a lifelong farmer in the Polo area.
Carl was born April 7, 1932, in Sterling, the son of Carl P. and Margaret (Lauber) Vock. On Feb. 9, 1952, in Harmon, he was united in marriage to Anne Rock.
Carl was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Polo, the Knights of Columbus, Polo Lions Club, Farm Bureau, was a Polo Food Pantry volunteer, and was named Polo Citizen of the Year in 2013.
Survivors include his wife, Anne; daughter, Joy (Paul) de Leon; sons, Mike (Vicki), Dick (Judy), Dave (Janice), Ed (Zully), Jim (Laura), and Matt (Becky) Vock; sisters, Marjorie Martin, Alice Reed and Esther Mullen; brother, Robert Vock; 18 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Nicolas; brother, John; and sister, Rita Kennay.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Polo Family Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Polo, with the Rev. Joseph Naill, celebrant, officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Polo.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name.
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