Lauretta L. Moore
Lauretta Lee Moore, age 93, rural Macy (Gilead) Indiana died on November 24, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana at 3:12 p.m.
She was born on February 11, 1924 in South Bend, Indiana to Lynn L. and Rhea M. (Rager) Landis. She graduated from Gilead High School in April of 1943.
Lauretta married Earl Lester Moore on May 9, 1945 in Fulton, Indiana. She spent all but twenty-three years of her life living on a farm previously owned by her great grandparents Vernon “Vernie” and Flora (Todd) Rager. Lauretta worked at American Fork & Hoe (later known as the Shovel Factory) now the location of Sonoco Products in Akron, Indiana. She also worked for Playtime Products in Warsaw, Indiana and was a homemaker and helped work with her husband Earl on the farm.
Surviving Lauretta are (3) sons: Gary Lee (Sherri) Moore of Peru; Jerry Eugene Moore (companion Mary Pruitt) of Gilead; Terry Lester (Julie) Moore of Macy; (1) granddaughter: Amana (Phil) Spann of Wabash; (6) grandsons: Adam Moore of Virginia; Brandon (Erica) Moore of Roann; Kevin (Sarah) Moore of Denver; Joshua (Heather) Moore of South Bend; Christopher (Grace) Moore of Peru; Jordon Moore of Macy; and (4) great-grandchildren: Thomas, Conner, Ainsley, and Aubrey; (1) brother: Leroy (Rose Anna) Landis of North Manchester; (1) brother-in-law: John Hoover of Warsaw; (1) sister-in-law: Helen Landis of Warsaw; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Lauretta in death are her parents; her husband Earl Lester Moore on June 5, 2005; her sister Loreen A. Hoover 2012; her brother Lloyd R. Landis 2016.
Visitation and viewing will be Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the Earl-Love Funeral Home in Akron, Indiana.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Chaplain Jason See officiating. Burial will be in the Akron IOOF Cemetery in Akron, Indiana.
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