Helen R. Brock, 74, of Spring Valley, formerly of Chatfield, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Spring Valley Senior Living in Spring Valley.

She was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Jordon Township of Fillmore County to Arthur and Iness (Simons) Blade.

She attended school in Spring Valley graduating from Spring Valley High School in 1959.

After graduation she worked as a nurses aide at Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

On May 20, 1967, she married Derald Dean Brock at the First English Church in Spring Valley. The couple made their home in rural Chatfield where they farmed for many years. Later in life she worked at Wal-Mart.

She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting, baking and painting. She also enjoyed researching her family history.

She is lovingly remembered by her children, Mike of Stewartville, Mark of Zumbrota and Janet (Norm) Radke of Waseca; grandchildren, Johnathan Brock, Lauryn Brock and Kori Olson-Brock; siblings, Arthur (Patrica) Blade of Helena, Mont., Arvid (Anne Elizabeth) Blade of Spring Valley and Karyn (Sam) Bettin of Racine and many nieces and nephews also survive.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Derald; sister, Carol Jean; daughters-in-law, Annette Wheeler Brock and Linda Lee Brock and grandsons, Matthew and Jordan.

Funeral services for her will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield. Visitation will be from noon until the time of service on Thursday. A committal service will follow at the Chatfield Cemetery.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a condolence with the family please visit www.rileyfuneralhomes.com.