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Alfred A. Moore dies at 77

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Alfred A. Moore, of Portage, passed away Monday, May 21, 2007 at Porter Portage Hospital Campus, Portage. He was 77.

He was born Feb. 22, 1930 in Edwardsville, Ill., the son of Clyde B. and Mary R. (Hoppe) Moore, both of whom preceded him in death.

On July 17, 1999 in Portage he married Ruth Enloe Riegle, who survives in Portage.

He is also survived by a daughter, Elizabeth A. (Dale) Ward, of LaPorte; two brothers, Gerald (Rosie) Moore of LaPorte, Victor Moore of LaPorte; three sisters, Regina Lawrence of Pennsicola, Fla., Grace (Bond) Bailey of LaPorte and Rose (Jim) Toutlef of LaPorte and grandchildren, Gene and Brian Ward.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Henry Moore.

Alfred was a retired machine maintenance worker for Berkel, Inc. He served in the United States Army and was a member of American Legion Post 502 and of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Portage.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 24 at Edmonds 7 Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery, Valparaiso.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. Thursday.

Memorials may be made to the family.


Posted 5/22/2007