Adele Rosa (Bock) Houle, 79, Brainerd, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at her home in Brainerd.
She was born Jan. 21, 1929, in St. John's to Frank and Alvina (Beumel) Philippi. She married Lester Bock on Nov. 19, 1946, and after his death in 1995 she married Clayton Houle on Oct. 20, 2001. She was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary and a life member of the VFW.
She is survived by her sons Leon (Kularb), Michael (Connie) and David (Sheryl); her daughters Linda (Paul) Laughton, Roxanne Bock (George Hausken), Colleen Russell (Danny Seguin); her son-in-law Dennis Villnow; 24 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband Lester, second husband Clayton, daughter Esther, granddaughter Melissa, brother Harry and daughter-in-law Dorothy.
Services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008, at 10 a.m. at Halvorson-Johnson Chapel with Steve Ramsdell officiating. Friends may call on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2008, from 4-7 p.m. at the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Brainerd and one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Brainerd.
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