Barbara Catherine Schock
Born: 1/5/1924, Woodbridge, New Jersey
Moab, Utah - Barbara Catherine Schock, 84, passed away on Sunday, March 16, 2008, at St. Maryís Hospital in Grand Junction.
Barbara was born January 5, 1924 in Woodbridge, New Jersey to Balint and Berta Kiss Kovacs. She later moved to a vegetable farm in English Town, New Jersey where she grew up and went to school. In 1945 she married Ernie Stuart and moved to Colorado. She had 2 sons Paul and Wally. She moved to Denver in 1965 where she met Al Schock and they married in 1968. After Alís retirement they moved to Moab, Utah in 1990.
She loved the desert, being up on the Mesas and motorcycling in the desert, feeding all of the little critters and loved hunting for arrowheads. Her favorite pass time was reading recipes and cooking, playing the slot machines, and visiting with friends. Her years in Moab created an extended family that she loved dearly and they loved her.
She is survived by her husband Al of Moab; 2 sons Paul Stuart of Granby, CO ,and Wally Stuart of Missoula, MT; 6 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 11 brothers and sisters and 2 grandchildren Kristen Stuart, and Erin Stuart.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday March 20, 2008 at Spanish Valley Mortuary 386 North 100 West Moab, Utah at 1:00 pm.
Tributes3/31/2008 - Wally, I am very sad and sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. I know you have so much on you at this time. You are in my prayers. - Dee Green3/23/2008 - Wally, I love the picture of your mom and her motorcycle. Now I know where you get that touch of risk taking and your love of the outdoors from! You and Debby will be in our prayers thru this time. Let us know when you get safely back home to Missoula. Take care, Frank and Becky - Frank and Becky Jorgensen3/20/2008 - Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Mary Weimer Dru Harms
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