February 19, 1934 - August 26, 2015
Mary Lee Moore, 81, of Ephrata passed from this life on August 26, 2015 in Moses Lake, Washington. Mary was born February 19, 1934 in Colfax, Washington to John J. and Alvina Schierman. She spent her youth in Colfax and Lewiston, Idaho and graduated Valedictorian from Lewiston high school. She was an American Institute of Banking graduate and worked for 29 years in various banks including Old National Bank, Security Bank of Washington and Washington Trust Bank. Mary spent thirty two years as an American Red Cross volunteer and served as the chair of the Coulee Basin Chapter and worked at ten national disasters. She received the American Red Cross Golden Apple Award in 2000 as the Washington State volunteer of the year. Mary and her husband John volunteered twenty years for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, working on seventeen church construction projects. Known as Mission Builders, Mary and John made many lifelong friendships with other Mission Builders throughout the United States. She also volunteered on several Habitat for Humanity projects. Her faith in Jesus was important and she was a lifelong member of various Lutheran churches. Mary loved to sing and spent her entire life singing in church choirs. She is survived by her husband of sixty-two years, John of Ephrata, sons Doug (Deborah), David, grandchildren Adam, Ian, Mandy, Shelby and Andrew and sister Florence Quarles. She also has seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Ralph, Jerry and sister Dorothy. A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Ephrata. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church of Ephrata. Please express your thoughts and memories for the family at www.nicolesfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the care of Nicoles Funeral Home of Ephrata, Wa.
Mary Lee Moore, 81, of Ephrata passed from this life on August 26, 2015 in Moses Lake, Washington. Mary was born February 19, 1934 in Colfax, Washington to John J. and Alvina Schierman. She spent her youth in Colfax and Lewiston, Idaho and... View Obituary & Service Information
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