A chronic heart condition resulted in the sudden death of Mrs.
Katharine Walter Moore, 65, wife of Fred T. Moore an East Black township farmer
Mrs. Moore was fatally stricken as she checked out food purchases
in the Kroger store. Her husband was waiting for her outside the food
Ill for two years of heart disease and
high blood pressure she had responded well to
medical treatment in the last two weeks and her passing was very unexpected.
The body is at the Short-Niehaus Funeral
Home chapel and will remain there through the funeral service set for Tuesday in the Short-Niehaus
chapel. Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.
Rev. J. Kenneth Forbes, minister of FirstMethodistChurch of which the deceased was a member, will
be the officiating clergyman. Mrs. Moore was a former member of the
Women's Society of Christian Service of Society of Christian Service of FirstChurch but illness had caused her to
discontinue affiliation with church and other organization. She continued
to maintain her membership in Black Township Community Home Demonstration Club.
Surviving are the husband, a civic and Farm Bureau leader of many
years; a daughter, Mrs. Foster H. Tolliver, New Harmony; a grandson, Robert Allen Tolliver, and
a sister, Mrs. Charles Schisler, West Black township. A brother, Herman T. Walter, died about two
Mrs. Moore was a native of and had spent her entire life in Black
township. She was a daughter of Harman Walter and Louisa Katharine
She and her
husband observed their 44th wedding anniversary last Tuesday, 37 of which had
been spent at the one home site northeast of Mt.Vernon.