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Linnea Ruth Moore

November 7, 1917 April 25, 2006
Linnea Ruth Moore
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Worthington, Minnesota Linnea Ruth Moore, 88, was born on November 7, 1917, in Dewald Township, Nobles County, Minnesota, the daughter of Arthur and Winifred Mae Davey Jenkins. She attended country school and lived her entire life in Nobles County. Linnea married Edward Moore on November 19, 1935, at the Methodist Church Parsonage in Worthington, Minnesota. She did the bookkeeping for her husband’s well business and cooked at the downtown Gobbler Café and Michael’s Restaurant for many years. Linnea passed away on April 25, 2006, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington. Linnea is survived by six children, Gail (Norma Jean) Moore, of Worthington, Doyle (Ruby) Moore, of Worthington, Allen (Mary) Moore, of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, Lloyd (Diana) Moore, of Warsaw, Indiana, Neila (Robert) Dick, of Munford, Tennessee, and Mary (Joseph) Chambers, of Alpha, Minnesota; one sister-in-law, Jennie Jenkins, of Avon, Minnesota; twenty nine grandchildren; two step grandchildren; forty two great grandchildren; fourteen step great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; one step great great grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, on March 3, 1997; two sons, Larry Dean and Robert James; her parents; four brothers; two sisters-in-law; two granddaughters, and one great grandson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2006, at 10:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, Minnesota, with the Rev. Gordon J. Orde officiating. Linnea’s grandchildren will serve as casket bearers. Burial will be in the Adrian Cemetery in Adrian, Minnesota. Memorials are preferred to Sunset Cottage, Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 28, 2006, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.


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