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Catherine I. Moore Cedar Falls- Mrs. Catherine I. Moore, 74 former Shellsburg resident who lived the last years of her life in Cedar Falls, died early Wednesday morning at the Cedar Falls Health Care Center.

Services for Mrs. Moore will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Cedar Falls, Interment will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Oakwood Cemetery in Shellsburg.

Catherine I. Moore was born May 10, 1908, the daughter of James and Lulu Hite Maxson. She Married Herbert Moore September 6, 1931 in Urbana and had been in business with her husband in Moore Produce Company until her retirement.

Mrs. Moore is survived by her husband: one son, Walter of Cedar Rapids; two daughters, Cynthia Bray of Minneapolis, MN,and Nancy Gros of Novi, Michigan; and seven granchildren.

... A memorial for the American Diabetes Association has been established.

Submitted on 04-Oct-2011 by
Sheryl Mason Reynolds,

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Waterloo Daily Courier; September 11, 1950

Dudley Moore

Vinton - Funeral rites were Monday at Lander, Wyo., for Dr. Dudley A. Moore, 72, a native of Urbana, who died there suddenly on Friday; burial at Lander; a retired government surgeon, Dr. Moore was born here Nov. 8, 1877, to Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Moore; married 40 years ago to Mabel Carl at Bronson, la.; left Iowa in 1918; leaves widow and six children, Mrs. Lucile McGuire and Mrs. Blanche Schroer, Lander; Mrs. Clara Purdome and Mrs. Mary Marty, Phoenix, Ariz.; Joe Moore, Riverton, Wyo., and Charles Moore, Cheyenne, Wyo.; eight grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Blanche Harrison, Phoenix, and one brother, Ed Moore, of Urbana.

{Submitter comment: Not related}
Submitted on Feb 5, 2006 by
John Shuck,

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The Baxter Bulletin, Mountain Home, AR; 10-10-2000
Lucy Moore, 95, of Mountain Home
Lucy Amber Wilson Moore

Services for 95-year-old Lucy Wilson Moore of Mountain Home will be at 10 a.m. today at Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Charles T. White, officiating. Mrs. Moore died Friday (Oct. 6, 2000) at Auburn Hills.

She was born Sept. 29, 1905, in Belle Plaine, Iowa, to John D. Wilson, Jr. and Emma Ineck Wilson. She marrried Bernard A. Moore on June 29, 1935, at Belle Plaine, Iowa. She lived in Mountain Home since 1970, moving from Hinsdale, Ill.

Mrs. Moore was a member of Union Church in Hinsdale, Ill., and an associate member of First Presbyterian Church. She was also a member of P.E.O., and a member of the Writers, Composers and Artists of Arkansas. She was a retired writer.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol Moore Sears of Omaha, Neb,; her son, Allen Dekalb Moore of Overland Park, Kan.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; one sister; and two brothers.
Burial is at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Belle Plaine, Iowa.

Arrangements are by Kirby-Boaz Funeral Directors.

{Submitter comment: Lucy Amber Wilson Moore was my grandmother. I am researching her extensive family connections in Belle Plaine}
Submitted on Sep 30, 2001 by
Ann Archer-Cogan,

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Blairstown Press; September 26, 1919
Tragic Death of Baby
Ora Kenneth Moore

Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. Orin Moore Drowns in Water Tank

Mr. and Mrs. Orin Moore, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Moore and of the late Dennis Haines and Mrs. Haines, and former residents of this place were called upon to mourn the tragic death of their little son Ora. On Sunday the little one was playing about and had walked to the home from the yard with members of the family who went into the house leaving him on the porch. In a few minutes the baby was missed and they began looking for him and found him in the water tank. Two doctors rushed to the scene and everything was done to bring life to the little body, but found it impossible. The child was in the water only a few minutes.

Ora Kenneth Moore was born in Lyons county, Iowa, May 7, 1918, and passed away September 20, 1919. The body was brought here for burial. The funeral services were held at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Moore at 2 o'clock on Tuesday, September 23, 1919, Rev. A. J. Meierhoff of the Presbyterian church in charge.

A little bud was sent to us.
It filled our hearts with love,
But as it starts to bloom for us,
Our Father from above
Thought it would make a brighter star
And took it to the sky
Where it will shine and brighter grow,
Till we come, by and by.
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Vinton Eagle; September 17, 1907
Pheobe Ann Moore

Miss Pheobe Ann Moore was born in Brown county, Ohio, April 22, 1828. The next year her folks removed to Johnson county, Indiana, where in 1846 she united with the Pleasant Grove M. E. church. In 1853 the family came to Benton county, Iowa, near Marysville.

Since the death of her parents she has made her home for the past dozen years with her brother Joseph. She has another brother, John, and two sisters, Mrs. Nancy Culver and Mrs. Sally Harding, besides many relatives and friends. All will treasure the memory of this woman who has left us for a "city whose builder and maker is God." Rest came to her relief and at the ripe age of 79 years, 4 months and 20 days, at 6 o'clock Thursday evening, Sept. 12, 1907, she passed away, at her brother's home.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. C. W. Cleveland, assisted by Rev. Boyer. Interment at Wilmington.

Submitted on Aug 17, 2007 by Volunteer,

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Buried At Shellsburg
Richard Evan Moore

Shellsburg, Iowa, Sept 10 The M. E. church of this city was crowed with people yesterday morning to attend the funeral services of Richard E. Moore, a highly respected citizen, formerly of this place. Mr. Moore was taken sick in Omaha, on his way from California to Chicago, where he was going to attend the G.A. R. encampment. He died in Omaha Thursday morning September 6 and his remains were brought here Saturday for burial. During his illness there he was patiently waited upon by Ed. S. Thompson and L. L. Strawhecker both Shellsburg boys who are working in that city.

The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Brown of the M. E. Church, assisted by the Revs, Haskell and Thompson of this city. The Odd Fellows lodge attended in a body. Only a few of the relatives could be present. The funeral cortage covered several blocks.

Richard Evan Moore was born in Gloucester county, New Jersey, Sunday, August 20 1843. His early life was spent on the homestead in New Jersey and when 13 years old he came west with his parents. The setted at Davebnport in 1856, where the family resided on a farm in Scott county until 1866. They then removed to Benton county, where they lived until they removed to Nebraska. He was married to Clara M. Pinkerton at Boxelder, Neb., in 1892. His wife died in July of the following year. since that time he made his home in Bloomfield, Neb., but for nine months prior to his death he lived in California, where he went because of poor health. He served during the civil war as a private in company I of the Third Iowa Cavalry. He was also a member of Shellsburg lodge, IOOF to his early manhood he was converted to the Christian religion and joined the Methodist Church.

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Blairstown Press; January 22, 1943
Burial Rites Are Held Tuesday Afternoon For Thomas Wiley Moore
Thomas Wiley Moore

Thomas Wiley Moore son of Harvey and Alice Moore was born Jan. 30, 1874, at Luzerne. Following three years of illness, he passed away Jan. 16, 1943, at the age of 68 years, 11 months and 7 days. Having spent his entire life in the vicinity, he has made his home the last 26 years with his brother, Oren in Blairstown, where he succumbed.

On his 21st birthday he was united in marriage to Sarah V. Stauffer, Jan. 30, 1895. To this union was born five daughters of which four survive, Mrs. Florence Edwards, Mrs. Margrett Ritter, Mrs. Sylvia Lewis and Mrs. Lela Smothers, all of Indiana. One daughter, Mrs. Ruth Lewis, preceded him in death Jan. 7, 1937.

Besides the brother Oren he leaves two others, Robert of California and George of Des Moines, one sister, Maude of Cedar Rapids. A sister Edna, and his parents have passed on before him.

He also leaves 15 grandchildren, one great grandchild, a number of devoted nieces and nephews and a host of friends who will miss his kindness and ever-helping hand.

Services were held at the Oren Moore home Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and at the Presbyterian church at 2 p.m. Rev. J. C. B. Peck was in charge. Mrs. Alta Edwards sang two solos.

{Submitter comment: Not related}
Submitted on Jun 29, 2006 by
John Shuck,

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