Anne L. Vock

Anne L. Vock

Anne L. (Rock) Vock, age 90, of Polo passed away Friday, July 5 2024, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, IL.

Anne was born in Dixon, IL on September 2, 1933, to Thomas and Mary (Gleason) Rock. She was a 1951 graduate of Catholic Community High School in Sterling, IL. On February 9, 1952 in Harmon, IL, she was united in marriage to Carl J. Vock.

Anne and her husband raised their family and farmed in the rural Polo area until they moved to Polo in 2002. In her earlier years, Anne worked at International Harvester in Rock Falls, IL and later at the Dixon State Highway Department. She was an active parishioner of St. Mary Church, Polo, and the Altar and Rosary Society. During retirement, she ran the Polo Food Pantry. In 2013, she was named Polo Citizen of the Year with her late husband.

Survivors include daughter Joy de Leon and sons Mike (Vicki), Dick (Judy), Dave (Janice), Ed (Zully), Jim (Laura) and Matt (Becky) Vock; 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Carl, her parents, son Nicholas, brother John Rock, and sisters Rita Bontz, Eileen Oester, and Irene Shaw.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2024 at St. Mary Church in Polo with Reverend Bernard Sehr officiating. Burial is at St. Mary Cemetery, Polo. Visitation is from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2024 at the Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon, St. in Polo with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in her name.

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