Ellen Jean Moore, 78, died at her home after a six-month battle with cancer.
A memorial service was held Aug. 24, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Butte Falls Community Bible Church.
Mrs. Moore was born to Vera and John Larsen, on Dec. 29, 1928, in Kennewick, Wash. and moved to Oregon in 1950. In 1967, she met and married Willfred (Bill) Moore. Together, they raised six children on their small ranch in Butte Falls. She enjoyed horseback riding, camping, gardening, large family gatherings and community volunteer opportunities.
Mrs. Moore retired from 3M after 30 years of service, during which time
she established many close friendships. Upon retiring she devoted
herself to many charitable organizations. She was active in the
Lioness’ Club, Scholarship Committee, Dogs for the Deaf, Sight and
Hearing Center, Friends of the Library and Southern Oregon Historical
Society. She also touched the hearts of many children as a kindergarten
and at Butte Falls Elementary.
She is survived by a brother,
John Larsen, of Sprague River, Ore., sisters, VeraLee Chapman and
Carol Gasperson , both of Klamath Falls; daughters, Sandi McCoin of
Burns, Ore., and Nanci Corum of Medford; sons, David Moore of Eagle
Point, Wes Moore of Spokane and Bobby Moore of Medford, 11
grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandy Moore, brothers, Frank, Paul and Bud Larsen and a sister, Alberta Larsen.
Her marriage to Bill was a loving one that last 40 years.
Memorial donations may be sent to a favorite charity.