Funeral For Mrs. Block Saturday
Coroner K. R. Semon today re turned a verdict of suicide by hanging in the death of Mrs. Leona Block, 57, of Danbury-twp, whose body was found at noori yesterday by her husband, Clar¬ ence, in an upstairs bedroom.
The Blocks had observed their 30th wedding anniversary only the previous day. Mrs. Block had been in depr&ssed spirits due to ill health, and had recently been a patient at University Hospital. Mrs. Block told The News Tues¬ day, when a reporter phoned to inquire if there were any special anniversary plans, that there "wouldn't be any celebration this year.'1 /C-($ -/?5~U
■She was believed to have been dead several hours when her hus¬ band found her as he returned home at noon. A rope used as a clothesline had been fastened to a hook on the wall, and she bad stepped trora a chair. A teakettle she had put on to boil was dry on the stove downstairs.
The former Leona Puestow, she was born i'n Salem-twp, Dec. 19, 1898, the daughter of Charles and Sophia Borck. Puestow, She is survived by her husband, Clarence, a township employee; a niece, Betty, wiha lived with them; a brother, Edwin Puestow of Oak Harbor; three sisters. Mrs Glen ! Turner, Mrs. Arthur Lacumsky and ' Mrs. Clarence Bandelean, all ot rural Port Clinton, and nieces and nephews.
* Her body is at the Neidecker- Eberle - LeVeck mortuary where friends may call starting at 7 to¬ night. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from St. Paul's Lutheran church at Danbury, the Rev. George Reinke officiating. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
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