Larry Moore

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NORTH PEKIN - Larry Warren Moore, 74, of North Pekin passed away at 10:58 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, at his home.

He was born on Dec. 2, 1938, in Pekin, to Everett Warren and Flora Monica (Maquet) Moore. He married Mary Alice Tellkamp on Sept. 7, 1957, in Peoria. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Lisa (Rufus) Qualls and Leslie (Mike) Henry, both of Pekin; six grandchildren, Jason (Tonya) Hazlett, Melissa (Brandon) Howdyshell, Jennifer Henry, and Nick Henry, all of Pekin, Anthony Frietsch of Mapleton, and Tonya Qualls of Peoria; five great-grandchildren; one sister, Kim Maquet of Pekin; and one brother, Terry (Jodie) Moore of Vancouver, Wash.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Lori Frietsch; and one granddaughter, Michelle Hazlett.

Larry worked at Caterpillar Inc. for 37 years, retiring in 1995 as a second-shift security captain in East Peoria. He had worked as a part-time police sergeant for the North Pekin Police Department and had been a volunteer fireman for the North Pekin Fire Department.

Larry enjoyed bowling, fishing, going to auctions, mushrooming, and attending his grandchildren's events. He was a Saint Louis Cardinals and Chicago Bears fan.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. Judy Doyle will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Private burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Pekin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, IL 61554 or Harbor Light Hospice, 3000 N. Main Street, Unit C, East Peoria, IL 61611.

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500 N 4TH ST  Pekin, IL 61554
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Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 8, 2013
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