JACK CLAYTON MOERING
Jack Clayton Moering, age 97, a resident of Fort Mohave, Arizona died Monday, February 1, 2021 at Haven of Lake Havasu Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a short illness.
Jack was born June 2, 1923 in Buffalo, New York, but was raised in southeastern Wisconsin. Following graduation from South Division High School in Milwaukee in 1941, he worked for a year in a small war plant before joining the Army Air Force in December of 1942. He had basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington and was shipped off to the South Pacific serving as a company clerk with the 863rd Aviation Battalion in New Guinea and the Philippines, earning a number of medals before his discharge in December of 1945.
After a short stay in Milwaukee, he moved to California and entered the egg business with King Chicken, where he was joined by two brothers and his father. He later was a credit manager for Sears & Roebuck and then was with two different auto dealerships in the same capacity in the L.A. area. Jack was later involved in a couple other enterprises with his family before retiring at age 57. He moved to the Phoenix, Arizona area in 1989 and later to Bullhead City, where he lived for many years. He was a member of the Valley Christian Church of Bullhead City.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ella Mae Moering; brothers, William Herbert, Robert and Glen; and sisters, Marjorie and Donna.
He is survived by many nephews and nieces.
His burial will be at the Valley of the Sun Memorial Park in Chandler, Arizona.
A memorial and Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Valley Christian Church, 1706 N. Oatman Road, Bullhead City, Arizona and will include a Veterans Service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Jack's name to the church.
Published in Mohave Daily News Online from Apr. 4 to Apr. 11, 2021.