Nancy Moore, age 81, of St. Johns passed away on August 29, 2020 surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was born March 2, 1939 in Ypsilanti, Michigan to Lorne and Juanita (Stautz) Morningstar. She graduated from Rodney B. Wilson High School in 1956. Nancy worked at The Wheel Inn as both a waitress and a cook. She was passionate about serving others and a tireless volunteer. She was on the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Auxiliary for over 20 years and in 2009 was voted Auxilian of the year by her peers. She also worked in the Hospital Gift Shop for all of those years. Survived by her eight children: Lori (Gary) Kunkle, Patrick (Chery) Goff, Craig (Lynn) Goff, Kathie (Brook) Clock, Lawrence (Melodee) Goff, Debra (Eric) Helm, Angela Ladisky, and Catherine (Jeremy) Jager. 14 Grandchildren: Samantha Kunkle, Brianna Goff, Ron Rizzo, Holly (Nathan) Cooley, Bailey Clock, Alex and Addison Goff, Cyrus, Noah, Chloe & Tess Helm, Hope and Joy Ladisky, and Dylan Jager. Three Great Grandchildren: Madison, Wyatt and Reagan. Sisters Denise Starck, Patti (Doug) Lehman, Linda (Rich) McLaren and brother Joseph (Sue) O’Leary. Sisters-in-law Martha Moore and Mary Moore; brother-in-law Roger (Alice) Moore and very special friend Bonnie Wilson. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne, brother Craig Morningstar, brothers-in-law Bob Moore and Larry Moore and sister-in-law Patricia Zimmerman.
A BIG THANK YOU to the staff at Grace Haven for the loving care they gave to mom. Especially, Emberleigh, Jamie, Michelle, BreAnna, Mike, Lindsey, Katreva, Sara, Zack and Michael. Also, A BIG THANK YOU to the staff at The Willows at East Lansing. Especially, Cindy, Jenni, Lynnette, Jamie, Jordan, Rachael, Danielle, Carma, Dawn, Missy, Shameka, Stephanie, Jean, and Alex. Also, A BIG THANK YOU to The Care Team Hospice Services, especially, Angela RN, Chaplain Robbie, Michael, and Brooke.
You are all so wonderful and a credit to your chosen field! Thank you.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, 1500 Waterford Parkway, St. Johns, with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating. Burial to follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends at the funeral home from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm on Monday, August 31, 2020. In Our Mom's Honor, please dress casually and wear bright colors to the visitation as well as to the funeral service.
In Lieu of Flowers, please consider a memorial to:The St. Johns Area Community Fund, The Kirk-Gibson Foundation for Parkinson’s, 19798 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan 48236, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
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