The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

September 18, 2013

Camille G. Block

The Commercial-News

---- — DANVILLE — Camille G. Block, 93, of Danville, passed away at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 15, 2013, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on Sept. 15, 1920, in Fisher to Ernest and Harriet Hamm Trotter.

She was married to Raymond Block on Oct. 28, 1937, in Danville. After their divorce in 1958, he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her sons, Jerry Block, Kenneth (Marlene) Block, James (Nan) Block, Richard “Whitey” Block; daughters Karen (David) Martin, Debby (Bill) Townsley, Beth Carrigan. She also is survived by 23 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Marilyn (Dick) Jones.

Camille would often be found fishing with her friends Vic and the late Fran Tarquini in all the local lakes. When Camille’s children were younger she enjoyed taking them to the bowling alley with her, where Camille was a member of a bowling league. Camille loved to travel to Las Vegas and play the slot machines with her daughter Debby.

A celebration of Camille’s life will begin at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Sunset Funeral Home, with Pastor Matt Filicsky officiating, and entombment at Sunset Memorial Park. A visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville.

Memorials may be made in Camille’s name to Vermilion County Conservation District and the Breast Cancer Foundation. Condolences may be left at

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