Marie (Krempp) (Nelson) Moore

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Memorial Services for Marie T. Moore will be held in August and publication of services will be announced at a later time.
Marie T. Moore, 93 years of age, of Holdrege, was finally dealt the hand she couldn’t win, and now the dealing’s done. She was a formidable opponent, but the grim reaper stacked the deck against her. Marie departed this life on Tuesday, January 8, 2008 at Holdrege Memorial Homes.
Marie Thelma (Krempp) Moore was born October 25, 1914 in Peoria, Illinois, the second of five children of Henry and Hannah (Dively) Krempp. She received her primary education in rural Illinois and Phelps County schools and then graduated from Holdrege High School in 1930. After graduation, she attended Peru State College, where she took business courses.
On June 25, 1937 she was united in marriage to Marion J. Nelson and to this union three children were born: Dennis, Dean, and Virginia. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marion in 1979. Marie was united in marriage to Newton Moore in 1982 and to this union, there were four step-daughters: Janet, JoAnn, Judy, and Jackie. The couple made their home in Holdrege, where Marie worked both as a bookkeeper for Bard Equipment of Loomis and Holdrege from 1956 to 1977 and was a devoted homemaker. On July 29, 1997 Marie was preceded in death by her husband, Newton.
Marie was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Holdrege, where she enjoyed being involved in the United Methodist Women. She also enjoyed being involved in various activities at the Holdrege Senior Center. Marie had a life-long love for card playing, enjoyed dancing, fishing, and traveling throughout the years.
Besides her two husbands, she was also preceded in death by one step-daughter, Janet Faber; one brother, Henry Krempp; two sisters: Effie Bambrough and Jennie Davis and three brothers-in-law, William Bambrough, Warren Davis, and Vilner Olson.
She leaves to mourn her passing two sons: Dean Nelson and wife, Rita of Coon Rapids, MN, and Dennis Nelson and wife, Louise of Livermore, CA; one daughter, Virginia Nelson of St. Louis, MO; three step-daughters: JoAnn Everett and her husband, Dave of Holdrege, NE, Judy Ganser and special friend, Richard Hite of Holdrege, NE and Jackie Von Loh and her husband, John of Albuquerque, NM; one sister, Blanche Olson of Holdrege, NE. Marie will also be missed by her 18 grandchildren: Vicki Calhoun, Barb (Chip) Eaton, Mike (Kris) Everett, Todd (Micheala) Everett, Steve Faber, Charles (Jeri) Ganser, Chris (Bonnie) Ganser, Jennifer Ganser, Justin (Tracy) Ganser, Monica (Al) Luttman, Mike C. (Michelle) Nelson, Mike T. (Sue) Nelson, Richard (Kathy) Nelson, Robert (Hope) Nelson, Tim (JoAnn) Nelson, Valerie (Jay McMahon) Nelson, Don (Laura) Von Loh, Jason Von Loh; 35 great-grandchildren: Alicia Elliott, Danielle, Jamie, Joshua, Kayme, Keisha, and Meredith Everett, Cin Jin Faber, Cassidy, Danielle and Dylan Ganser, Blake, Rachel and Sarah Luttman, Alisha and Shawnee McKay, Devin and Tyler McMahon, Angie, Alec, Laura, Robbie, Steven, Tori, and Zach Nelson, Aaron and Brent Penny, Ashley Rayburn, Jasmine Stokes, Ashley, Christian, Elizabeth, Jadan, Javan, and Joshua Von Loh; 2 great-great-grandchildren: Lauren and Sophia Everett; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
There will be no visitation, the family is honoring Marie’s wish for cremation.
A memorial has been established in her memory and suggested to the Salvation Army, the Moses Hill Covenant Church of rural Loomis, Nebraska or First United Methodist Church of Holdrege.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at www.nelsonbauerfh.com.
The Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home of Holdrege is in charge of arrangements.