John Block died Jan. 19, 2009. He was born Apr. 22, 1936 to John and Mary Block. John married Mary Adrian Aug. 14, 1955. In 1956, they moved to Abbotsford, B.C., where John worked with a water well drilling company. This career took him around the province to drill wells for 20 years. In 1977, John and Mary moved to Meadow Creek, B.C., where he worked as a handyman and dry kiln operator for 28 years. In 1978, John came to know the Lord as Saviour, and his outlook on life changed. John and Mary retired to Abbotsford in 2007. He was generous with his time and talents to his family and friends when they needed help. John is mourned by Mary; children Judy (Vic), Ross (Debbie), Kelly, Stacy; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren. The memorial service was Jan. 26 at Clearbrook MB Church.