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Lucerne O. Kechter

1919 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Lucerne O. Kechter Obituary
LUCERNE O. KECHTER, age 95, of Moreno Valley, CA passed away on Nov. 22, 2014. Lucerne was born on July 3, 1919 in Wagner, South Dakota. Lucerne grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lucerne married Clarence F. Kechter in 1938. The couple moved from Lincoln, Nebraska to Riverside, California in 1939 where they raised their son Jerry. Lucerne was a devoted and loving mother. She was very proud of her family. Lucerne was known for her energetic personality. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was a lifelong fan of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Anaheim Angels, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers. She was an avid supporter of local sports teams and athletes. In 2005, Lucerne was diagnosed with Macular Degeneration. Due to this diagnosis, she was able to attend weekly classes at the Braille Institute in Rancho Mirage, California. These courses allowed her to live independently until the time of her passing. Lucerne was the beloved wife of the late Clarence F. Kechter, devoted mother to Jerry Kechter of Riverside, California and loving grandmother to Kelly Cothran, ScottWayne Wootton, Kristin Miranda, and Brooke Renderos. She was a wonderful great - grandmother to Austin, Garrett, Jacob, Taylor, Brady and Brylee and she was the great - great grandmother to Andersen and Ayden. In lieu of flowers the family would like to suggest that donations be made in her honor to the Braille Institute of America Inc., Department of Philanthropy, 741 North Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, California,90029. You may also donate online at www.brailleinstitute.org Funeral arrangements are pending.

Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 3, 2014
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