Jaunita Moore

Jaunita Moore, age 91, formerly of Winsted, died at her home in Winslow, Ariz. Thursday, Feb. 12, 1998.

She was born in Dodgeville, Wis. on July 10, 1906, the daughter of John and Stella Parks. After graduating from the Teacher's Normal School in Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., she taught school for five years.

Jaunita was married to Harry J. Moore for 55 years. He preceded her in death in 1985.

Jaunita was the chairperson of the Red Cross in Winsted during World War II. She was a faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church in Winsted and was its long-time organist.

Besides being active in her church work, Jaunita was a member of the Women's Association, a former Sunday School teacher, and belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star Beulah Chapter #14.

Jaunita is survived by three children, Nita (David) Tommeraasen, Inver Grove Heights, Thomas (Susan) Moore, Maitland, Fla., and Nancy Land, Winslow, Ariz.

She is further survived by nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband, Harry, Jaunita was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, James Harry Moore, and four brothers.

A memorial service will be held for Jaunita Moore on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted with the Rev. Charles Reiser officiating. The organist will be Lavon Kielkucki. David Tommeraasen will sing "I Walked Today Where Jesus Walked."

"Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling" and "What A Friend We Have in Jesus" will be sung as congregational hymns. Interment will follow at the Winsted Public Cemetery.

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