Sept. 21, 1925 — Jan. 8, 2019
Devoted wife, mother, grand and great-grandmother Juanita Ione Moses, 93, of Longview passed away Jan. 8, 2019, at home.
She was born Sept. 21, 1925, in Rhame, N.D., John Oscar and Erma Anita (Irons) Bergquist. The family moved to the local area in 1935 and Juanita graduated from Kelso High School in 1943.
In 1944 Juanita married John Michael Moses in Providence, R.I., and became a homemaker. She also assisted with the family grocery store in Kalama and various other businesses. Juanita was a member of the Amalak Women’s Club and the Elks. She enjoyed league bowling, softball, extensive travels and wintering in Arizona.
Juanita was preceded in death by John, her husband of 66 years in 2010; four brothers; and three sisters.
Surviving her are four children, John “Mick” Moses (Kim) of Orondo, Wash., Marilee Sinclair (Rich) of Yakima, Jeff Moses (Cindy) of Kelso, and Jerry Moses (Liz) of South Colby, Wash.; two sisters, Elsie Maye Eastlick of Longview and Becky Farless (Jerry) of Springfield, Ore.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass is planned for 9 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kalama. Father Jerry Woodman will officiate. Refreshment will follow in the Parish Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, care of St. Philip’s Catholic Church, P.O. Box 2169, Woodland, WA 98674.