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Virginia Mae Moore

March 15, 1954 April 16, 2017
Virginia Mae Moore
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Obituary for Virginia Mae Moore

Worthington, MN

Virginia Mae Moore, age 63, of Worthington, MN, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, in her home.
She was born on March 15, 1954, in Luverne, MN, the daughter of Charles and Cecilia (Sehr) Swenson. Virginia married Steven Dean Moore on October 4, 1980, in Worthington. Together they made their home in Worthington and had two children, Melissa and Joshua.
Virginia worked for many years at County Market in Worthington. She was also very active in her community in bowling leagues, dart leagues, and enjoyed helping out with the TAC rummage sale.
Virginia enjoyed traveling with her husband all over the country. She loved going for rides on their motorcycle and going to sporting events. Her pride and joy of her life was her grandchildren and spending time with them.
Virginia fought a hard battle against Leukemia for over a year. Her brother, Curt Swenson donated stem cells to help heal and support.
Virginia is survived by her husband, Steven of Worthington, MN; two children, Melissa Somnis of Sioux Falls, SD and Joshua Moore of Worthington, MN; three grandchildren, Corin, Rylan, and Tate; siblings, Barb Hall of Salina, KS, Patricia Kerr (Tom) of Royal Oaks, MI, Monica Hintze of Eagle Lake, MN, Rosemary Gebhart (Dan) of Eagan, MN, Michael (Sheri) Swenson of Jasper, MN, Charlotte Taylor (Geoff Keller) of Worthington, MN, Anita Hume (Randy) of Brandon, SD, Curt (Mary) Swenson of Arden Hills, MN, and Vincent (Shelly) Swenson of Luverne, MN, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Cecilia Swenson, father-in-law, Gail Moore, brother, Joseph Swenson, and brothers-in-law, Veryl Hall and Robert Hintze.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at Indian Lake Baptist Church near Worthington, MN, with Pastor Jonathan Larson officiating. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.

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5:00 PM 4/20/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/20/2017 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States





10:30 AM 4/21/2017 10:30:00 AM
Indian Lake Baptist Church

31141 Roberts Ave.
Worthington, MN 56187

Indian Lake Baptist Church
31141 Roberts Ave. Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details


Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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