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home : obituaries : obituaries   May 24, 2016

2/18/2013 11:30:00 AM
Elza Moses

Elza M. Moses, 104, of Tiskilwa passed away Feb. 15, 2013, at Liberty Village of Princeton.

Funeral service will be at noon Wednesday in Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton. Pastor Todd N. Krost will officiate. Burial will be private Thursday.

Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday in the funeral home.

Mr. Moses was born in a sod house on Sept. 26, 1908, in Arapaho, Okla., to Marion and Emma (Monk) Moses. He attended school near North Star, Neb. He married Vivian Freese on Sept. 15, 1930, in Fullerton, Neb.

He and his family moved to Illinois in 1939. He was a life-long farmer in Nebraska and Illinois. He also drove school buses for Tiskilwa schools and St. Louis Catholic School. He was an active member of Tiskilwa Community Church.

Elza is survived by his wife of 82 years, Vivian Moses, of Princeton, formerly of Tiskilwa. Also 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; 28 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; numerous stepgreat- and step-great-great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews including Phyllis Sims, Rex Elmore and Rita Dabler.

He was preceded in death by two daughters, Norma Moses and Iona (Ed) Bartman; one grandson, Tommy Bartman; and seven sisters.

Memorials may be directed to Tiskilwa Rescue Unit or Tiskilwa Community Church.

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