BLUE EARTH — Milden Schock, age 92, passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minn. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, at Hope United Methodist Church in Blue Earth, with visitation noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service Monday at the church. Burial with his wife Loretta will take place on a later date at Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.
Milden Roscoe Schock was born Oct. 12, 1930, in Pilot Grove Township to Carl and Anna (Olson) Schock. He grew up, lived and worked the family farm all his life. On June 11, 1950, Milden was united in marriage to Loretta Delores Amundson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. The couple lovingly raised 4 children on the family farm and lived well. They retired from farming and continued to live on the homestead as they were almost always by each other’s side. They were partners and shared 68 wonderful years of marriage until Loretta passed away in 2018. Milden was welcoming to all and loved life. He enjoyed life on the farm, raising all sorts of animals over the years and working the crop land. Milden loved to fish, hunt and enjoyed gardening and canning with Loretta. He also loved tinkering and building things, and anything John Deere. Most of all, Milden loved his family – his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, all shared a special place in his heart. Left to cherish Milden’s memory are his children and their families with nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Kathy (Miner) Schock, and grandchildren, Eric (Brianne) and Jennifer of Tucson, Ariz.; son, Jeff and Nancy (Brown) Schock of Mound, Minn; daughter, Linda and Tom Pieschel of Ironwood, Mich., and grandchildren, Michael (Erika) Pieschel, and great-grandchildren, Thomas, Vivian and Emilia; grandson, Andrew (Kelly) Pieschel and great-grandchildren, Landon, Sadie, Benjamin, and William; grandson, Mark (Brittany) Pieschel and great-grandchildren, Lincoln and baby-girl on the way; daughter, Cindy and Greg Anderson of Chaska, Minn., and grandchildren, Jessica (Jim) Hanke and great-grandchild, Molly; granddaughter, Lauren (Roman) Anderson-Just; grandson, Coleman Anderson; many other loving relatives and friends. Milden was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta; his parents, Carl and Anna Schock; mother-in-law, Gladys Olson Amundson Childs; brother, Everett Schock and Luverne Schock; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Schock, and Velma Schock; granddaughter, Bryn Elizabeth Pieschel Cooper; and son, Steve Schock. www.pattonfh.com