June 29, 1935 – September 3, 2018
Nancy Lou (Wilcox) Moore, 83, of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, formally of Woodstock, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2018 at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville, Wisconsin.
Nancy was born on June 29, 1935 to Clarence and Mary Wilcox in Marengo, Illinois where she graduated from Marengo High School with the class of 1953.
On February 24, 1961 she married Raymond “Ray” W. Moore in Yorkville, Illinois. They had two sons. Ray and Nancy made their home in Brownsville, Texas for eight years and, upon Ray’s death in 1970, Nancy returned to Marengo. She later moved to Woodstock, Illinois where she resided for many years before moving to Lake Geneva.
Nancy was employed by both the McHenry County Illinois and Cameron County Texas Treasurer’s Offices for several years. She retired in 1998.
Nancy was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Woodstock, IL.
Nancy enjoyed spending time with her family and her trusted life long friends with whom she lunched monthly at “class reunion lunches”. She loved books and was an avid reader, often reading two or more books at the same time.
Survivors include her sons, Dan (Patty) of Naperville and Jim (Lori) of Lake Geneva; a stepdaughter Susan (Ed) of Wyoming; a sister, Mary (Dale) Fox, seven grandchildren: Emalee (Max) Morley, Darryl Moore, Kelsey Brown, Matthew Brown, Morgan Moore, Makenna Moore, and Megan Moore; one step-grandson Scott Robertson (Monique); two step-greatgrandchildren Cameron and Kaylor Robertson; many special nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ray; six brothers and two sisters.
Donations may be made to:
American Lung Association 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.lung.org
- Memorial Gathering Saturday, September 15, 2018
- Memorial Service Saturday, September 15, 2018
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September 13, 2018
Your mother was a very dear woman. Our paths crossed when she worked at the Mchenry Co. Treasure office in Woodstock. I remember her as a kind, gentle,and caring lady.
I pray she is resting in the Grace of God.
My heartfelt condolences to her family
Sheila & Michel Bilodeau
September 8, 2018
Dan, Patty and family,
Thinking of you all during this difficult time.
Michel, Sheila and family
September 8, 2018
Aunt Nance was such an inspiration to me. She lived her life on her terms. She was always up for having a good time and I am truly grateful for all the precious memories I have with her. She was always so thoughtful, often stopping by to visit mom and dad while dropping off a loaf of her delicious homemade banana bread. She was a shoulder to cry on and a confidant to share things with I wouldn’t dare share with mom 😉. We enjoyed the same type of books so I always knew when I needed a recommendation, she was my trusted go-to. Thanks for all the wonderful, happy and priceless memories, Aunt Nance. You will be sorely missed but I’m happy you went out the way you would have wanted to and you are no longer in physical distress. Until we meet again... ❤️
September 7, 2018
Dan, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Chic & Lee Heckman
September 7, 2018
Aunt Nancy was a kind loving person & will be missed by many. I am so grateful I was able to converse with her using FaceTime during the reunion a few weeks ago. Our sympathy to all. Love, Lee & Chic