Moreno, Venita Veronica
Venita Veronica Moreno, 79, Green Bay, passed away Jan. 26, 2014, surrounded by family in the comfort of her own home. She was born July 29, 1934, in Keshena, Wis., to the late Alfred and Ethel Boyd.
She was preceded in death by her six sisters, Eunice, Luella, Wilda, Wilene, Mabel and Sharon and is survived by one brother, Melvin.
Venita was married to the late Joseph Moreno. In the early years they resided in Chicago, Ill. and later moved to Cecil, Wis., to raise their family. They lived in Cecil, for 20 years then moved to Green Bay.
Venita was a compassionate, loving and giving person which shined through in her lifelong profession as a Certified Nurse's Aide (CNA). She retired in 2007.
Venita was blessed with a large family and spent most of her time with her children and grandchildren. She was an avid reader and enjoyed playing bingo.
Venita is survived by her 11 children and their spouses, Larry Crowe, Neopit; Richard Boyd, Green Bay; Carolyn Crowe, Green Bay; Lanette Francois, Keshena; Kevin Crowe, Green Bay; Deborah Moreno, Green Bay; Calbert Moreno, Oklahoma City, Okla.; Adrienne Moreno, Green Bay; Elena and Tony Kitchenakow, Neopit; Melanie and Darren Schwartz, Woodbury, Minn.; Edward and Melanie Duprey Moreno, Green Bay. She is also survived by her 30 grandchildren, 67 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.
Friends and family are invited to the Neopit Community Center in Neopit, Wis., on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 1 p.m., where Venita's life will be honored and celebrated.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Robin Wastel, a dear friend of the family, for her help and support during Venita's time of need and thanks to the many family members who have also shown their love and support during the family's time of need.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Jan. 29, 2014