Alice Ann Moore
Alice Ann Moore, 73, passed away on May 14. She was born on Oct. 5,1940 in Fowler, Kan., to Fred and Gertrude Elffner. Ann was the fourth of six children, two boys and four girls.
Ann grew up in Fowler, Kan. She attended Catholic School through 8th grade. She graduated from Fowler High School in 1958. After high school, she attended Halstead Nursing School for one year in Halstead, Kan. She worked as a nurses aid in Columbia, Mo. Then after moving to Drexel, Mo. helped manage the family business for several years and was a travel agent.
Ann was somewhat of a tomboy who played mostly with her brothers, especially her oldest brother Duane. She played many sports growing up and stayed active. She enjoyed being a travel agent and made many fascinating trips that she would speak of for years. Some of her travels included cruises to Alaska, Caribbean, Aruba, Bahamas, along with trips to Italy to visit Pope John Paul II, touring Medjugorje and climbing the Apparition Hill where the Virgin Mary appeared in the 1980s. Ann is survived by Dr. Larry Moore of Osceola, Mo.; her daughter, Lorri Wallace and husband Sean, son Rick Moore and Julie, son Todd and wife Maria and 11 beautiful grandchildren, James Burt, Josh Burt, Jake Burt, John Wallace, Demi Moore, Anthony Moore, Tristen Moore, Marshall Moore, Dallas Moore, Justin Moore, and Ethan Moore; one precious great grandchild, Killian Burt. Siblings Elaine Powers of Scott City, Kansas, Peggy Middleswart of Oswego, Kan. and Connie Hughes and husband Earl ofLoveland, Colo.; and a very special cousin Barb Ward of Colo.
Ann was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Duane and Fritz, and her son Robert “Buzz” Moore. Services will be held at Our Lady Presentation Catholic Church in Lee’s Summit on May 17th. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. and funeral mass following at 12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to www.nationalwildlifeferderation, donate or adopt a dolphin.
(Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW Third St, Lee’s Summit, Mo 64063 816-524-3700)