Christian Schock, 83 of Galesburg, IL formerly of Elgin passed away on February 11, 2017. He was born on September 11, 1933 in Elgin, IL the son of Christian and Lena (Greiner) Schock. He graduated from Elgin High School, and had worked as a clerk, at Burren Transfer Company of Elgin and the Milwaukee Railroad, of Chicago, IL prior to retirement. He was very active in democratic politics and was state president of the Young Democrats. He served on the Elgin Fire & Police Board and was a member of the Elgin Historical Society.
Survivors include his wife: Barbara of Galesburg, IL; a brother: Edward Schock; nieces: Mary Schock Pytko, Pam Schock Schultz, Janice Schock Musial, Karen Schock Rolof, Susan Schock Kmieziak and Debbie Schock; nephews: Lynn Schock, James Schock, John Schock, Edward A Schock and Gregory Schock.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: John C Schock, Walter A Schock, Frederick Schock, and Albert H Schock.
Private graveside services will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park with Rev. Paris Donehoo officiating. Memorials may be made to a charity of ones choice. Wait Ross Allanson Funeral & Cremation Services are handling arrangements. 847-742-2100 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com