Barbara A. Moore, age 78, of Janesville, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Green Bay on Oct. 3, 1936, the daughter of William and Barbara (Stoehr) Wetzel. She graduated from Green Bay West High School in 1954. Barb married Joel D. Moore II on March 14, 1959, in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Fond du Lac. She had been employed by Parker High School. She was a member of St. William Catholic Church, Catholic Women’s Club, Spirit Club, Parker Booster Club, Janesville Hockey Club and Youth Baseball, PTA, proud member of AFSCME, and was known for her Rice Krispie Treats. Barb supported everything to benefit kids in her community, giving three scholarships to worthy graduating seniors at Parker High School every year.
She is survived by her husband, Joel Moore, II; four children: son, Joel “JD” (Leigh) Moore, III of Janesville and their children: Aubri, Joel IV “Jake”, Carol and Hannah Lea; son, Patrick (Kathi) Moore of Shakopee, MN; daughter, Stephanie (Paul) Filter of Janesville and their daughter, Evelyn; and son, Darrel (Stephanie) Moore of Monroe and their children, Diego, Kyle, Ryan with another due in May; three siblings: Sandy Hanson, Larry (Sarah) Wetzel, and Norb (Carol) Wetzel all of Fond du Lac; and two sisters-in-law, Arlene Wetzel of Waupun, and Ethel (Norm) Penny of Waupaca. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, William (Joanne) Wetzel, and Donald Wetzel; brothers-in-law, Doc Hanson, Henry Moore, Clair Moore, and Roger Moore; sisters-in-law, Bertha Batten, Evelyn Moore, Joyce Geen, and Arlene Moore; and mother and father-in-law, Joel and Grace Moore.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at St. William Catholic Church with Rev. John Auby officiating. A visitation will be held on Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at St. William Catholic Church, and again on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Entombment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park Mausoleum. Memorials may be made to St. William Catholic Church, Parker Booster Club, or the Family Scholarship Fund. Schneider Apfel Schneider & Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com