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Vivian Moses

Published: Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 1:43 p.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Dec. 23, 2013 1:56 p.m. CST

PRINCETON — Vivian Moses, 100, of Princeton, formerly of Tiskilwa, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Liberty Village of Princeton.

Born in Nance County, Neb., to John Clarence and Olive (Rishel) Freese, she married Elza Moses Sept. 15, 1930, in Fullerton, Neb. He died in February 2013.

She attended school in Fullerton, Neb. She and her family moved to Illinois in 1939. She was a life-long homemaker and also drove a bus for the Tiskilwa Schools. She was an active member of the Tiskilwa Community Church.

Surviving are three daughters, Bonnie (Gary) Halberg of Peoria, Judy (Gary) Speers of Newcastle, Maine, and Nita (Gary) Wyatt of Wyanet; nine grandchildren, Kathi (Roger) Orr, Connie (James) Casford, Laurence (Mary) Bartman, Gary Halberg Jr., Gail (Hence) Tobler, Barbara (Cam) Valle, Greta (Steve) Kelly, Ginger Edwards and Amanda (Chris) Dybek; 29 great-granchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and step-great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews, including Phyllis Sims, Rex Elmore and Rita Dabler.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two daughters, Norma Moses and Iona (Ed) Bartman; one grandson, Tommy Bartman; and three brothers.

Services will be at noon Saturday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Pastor Todd N. Krost officiating. Burial will be after the service at the Mendota Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the Tiskilwa Library Fund.

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