Linus Mock

Date of Death: Jun 04, 2021
Linus Mock

1934 - 2021

Linus Mock, 86, of Waupun, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at his residence.


Linus was born September 8, 1934 in Beaver Dam, WI the son of Conrad and Mary Ries Mock. Linus was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School in 1953. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for three years. On August 2, 1958 he married Ruth Ann Buschkopf in Beaver Dam. The couple resided in Waupun most of their married lives and spent nine years in Elkhorn, WI. Linus was employed with the Wisconsin State Prison system for 28 years, and retired in 1989. Linus was a member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waupun, Waupun Lions Club, and the Jaycees while living in Elkhorn. He also served with the Army Reserves for three years. Linus and Ruth enjoyed 19 years of wintering in Sun City Center, Florida.


Linus is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann Mock of Waupun; children: Ann (Jim) Smits of Waupun, Steve Mock of Waupun, Doug (Stacy) Mock of Waupun, and Nancy (Chris) Omdahl of Eden Prairie, MN; ten grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


Linus was preceded in death by a grandson, Michael Smits; brothers, Joe and Edward Mock; and a sister, Gertrude McClanny.


Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.


Memorial services for Linus Mock will be held Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waupun with Rev. David Cooper officiating.


Burial of cremains will take place at Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton.

Special Thanks

The family wishes to thank Agnesian Hospice Hope for the love and care shown to Linus.

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  1. Annette Homan Says: June 10, 2021 at 8:24 am

    So sorry for your loss. He was a nice man.

  2. Javier Sanchez Says: June 10, 2021 at 8:41 am

    I am so sorry for your loss my prayers for the whole family

  3. Ruth & Dave Edwards Says: June 10, 2021 at 1:26 pm

    I am sorry for the loss of your Dad & we hold you all in prayer.

  4. Barrie and Ardyce Tenpas Says: June 12, 2021 at 11:10 am

    Our deepest sympathy to all of you. May God bless you with his comfort, love, hope and peace. Barrie and Ardyce Tenpas

  5. Rose Krohn-Koehler Says: June 12, 2021 at 3:12 pm

    Saddened by the news of your loss. Comforted to know Linus is with our Lord and Savior. My deepest sympathy to all the family. My thoughts and my prayers are with you.

    In Christian Love, Rose Krohn- Koehler

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