LaVonne Katherine Moore

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LaVonne Katherine Moore Obituary
LaVonne Katherine Moore February 11, 1922 - July 20, 2012 LaVonne Katherine Moore, 90, formerly of Stayton, was born in Burt, Iowa, on February 11, 1922, to Frederick and Rose (Mulligan) Ringsdorf, one of 4 children. She met and married Raymond Moore on October 16, 1945, in West Seattle, Washington, raising their family of 6 sons in Bakersfield, California, and Stayton, where they moved in 1971. LaVonne remained very active in the Catholic Church throughout her life, and worked a full career as a Registered Nurse. She started a second career while in Bakersfield, as she and Raymond owned and operated a variety store for a time. LaVonne and Raymond moved to Mt. Angel in 2002. LaVonne enjoyed quilting, crocheting, writing and gardening. She was family oriented and loved her grandchildren dearly. She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond, in 2007, and her sisters, Patricia Barcellos and RoseMarie Bates. LaVonne is survived by, her sons: Terry (Debbie), David (Roberta), Michael (Georgia), all of Bakersfield, Daniel and Matthew, both of Portland, and Timothy (Tandy), of Gaston, OR; her 9 grandchildren: Amanda, Laura, Jerod, Emily, Megan, Alison, Michael, Nathan, and Forrest; 9 great- grandchildren; and sister, Margaret Stork, of Bancroft, Iowa. Memorial Mass will be held at the Mt. Angel Towers, at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. Visitation will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2012 at Unger Funeral Chapel of Mt. Angel. Graveside services will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery of Stayton. Unger Funeral Chapel (503) 845-2592 www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on July 24, 2012
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