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LaVara Elizabeth Leonard MOORE Obituary

LaVara Elizabeth Leonard Moore

LINCOLN, IL - LaVara Elizabeth Leonard Moore, 104, passed away at 8:05 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.

LaVara was born Jan. 9, 1909, in Atlanta, Ill., daughter of Berte and Ethel Green Leonard. She married Carl B. Moore on Aug. 3, 1939, in Grand Haven, Mich. He preceded her in death on May 1, 1960.

LaVara was a grade school teacher for 38 years. She was a member of The United Methodist Church in Lincoln, Methodist Women, Illinois Retired Teacher Association, Book Club, and the Philanthropic Education Organization.

She is survived by one son, Charles L. Moore of San Diego, Calif.; two grandchildren, Jacqueline Roecker of Naples, Fla., and Richard Roecker of Chicago, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, and daughter, Margaret.

Services for LaVara will be 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln with Rev. Roger David officiating. A burial at Zion Cemetery will follow the service.

Memorials may be given to the Chaddock Children Foundation. Services.

Services were entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Published in The Lincoln Courier on Nov. 19, 2013
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