Obituary of Dorothy Mae Moore
It is with profound sadness, we announce the passing of our loving and wonderful mother and friend to all whose lives she touched, on March 4, 2019. She left us while resting peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital after a short stay. She was in her 88th year.
Dorothy was born in
Planning to be a flight nurse during the Korean conflict, Dorothy was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force. That plan changed once she met, fell in love, and married our dad, Bernie Moore, the Air Force pilot. The Air Force sent our mom to
After our father retired from the Air Force and they settled in
Dorothy is survived by her children Larry (Ellen), Mike (Cheryl), Alison, Jeff (Charity), Dorothy (Dan); grandchildren Daniell, Andrew, Joshua, Bennett, Amanda, Kallan, Tyler, Emilie; great-granddaughter Epic; and beloved sister and brother Janice (“Bunny”) and Art. She was predeceased by her parents, Jesse and Gladys Bakke; devoted husband Laurence (“Bernie”) Moore; and sister Beatrice (“Babe”).
A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at Summers Funeral home,