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John Moore Jr.

John Moore Jr.

NORFOLK — Memorial services for John F. “Big John” Moore Jr., 46, Wayne, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Ave., in Norfolk. He died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.


Survivors include two sons, Kadyn J. Moore and Masson B. Moore; and two sisters, Angela Moore and April Burrell.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jan Moore.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

In other news

CROFTON — Gordon J. Wiebelhaus of Crofton died Friday, April 3, 2020, at his residence under hospice care.

WAUSA — Private services for Margaret Seagren, 84, Wausa, are pending at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Wausa. She died Sunday, April 5, 2020, at Good Samaritan Society in Bloomfield.

NORFOLK — Private burial for Melvin W. Horst, 90, Norfolk, will be Wednesday, April 8, at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Norfolk. The Rev. David Goehmann will officiate.

AINSWORTH — Private graveside services for William Daniel “Blackie” Frederickson, 65, Ainsworth, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Ainsworth Cemetery.

VERDIGRE —  Private services for William “Bill” Frank Jr., 69, Verdigre, will be at a later date under the direction of Brockhaus Funeral Home in Verdigre.

HARTINGTON  — Services for Hilaria “Dickie” Burbach, 90, Hartington, are pending at Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington. She died Monday, April 6, 2020, at her residence while under hospice care.

PLAINVIEW — Memorial services for Marvin L. Scranton, 83, Plainview, will be at a later date under the direction of Ashburn Funeral Home of Plainview.

MADISON –  Private services for Elaine A. Michaels, 90, Madison, were Monday, April 6, at St. Leonard’s Catholic Church in Madison. Burial was in the parish cemetery.

VERDIGRE — Private graveside services for James Farnik, 82, Creighton, will be at Jelen Cemetery in rural Verdigre. A celebration of life will be at a later date.

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