Richard Moehring

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HAVANA - Richard H. Moehring, 80, of Havana passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the Mason District Hospital.

He was born Dec. 1, 1930, in San Jose, Ill., to Theodore and Meta Grube Moehring. He married Betty Jane Kendall on Dec. 2, 1948. She preceded him in death on Jan. 3, 2000.

He is survived by a daughter, Diane (Gary) Bahl of Havana, Ill.; two sons, William (Pat) Moehring of Mahomet, Ill., and James (Ann) Moehring of Ottawa, Ill.; sister, Norma Jean (Marvin) Kreiling of St. Charles, Mo.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Robert.

Mr. Moehring was a graduate of San Jose High School.

He farmed in Mason County and operated a hardware store in Havana for many years.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 7, 2011, at the Hurley Funeral Home in Havana. Immediately following the visitation, a graveside service will be held at the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Havana, conducted by Pastor John Johnson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mason District Hospital.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Published in Peoria Journal Star on May 6, 2011