Laura Mosher, 102, of Wykoff
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:50 AM
Laura Lorina Mosher, 102, of Wykoff, died Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Ostrander Care and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Jan. 14, 1911, on a farm between Wykoff and Spring Valley to John and Angie (Maricle) Bower. She attended school in Wykoff.
On March 30, 1927, she married Harold Mosher in the Wykoff United Methodist Church parsonage. After their marriage, they lived in Fillmore and later purchased and built a new home on the William Mosher family farm.
She worked at Valley Cleaners owned by Lavern Olsen for 15 years. She was a lifetime member of the Wykoff United Methodist Church, active in the Eastern Star and served as "Worthy Matron." She is a founding member of the annual church chicken pie supper, making the biscuits until she was 85. She enjoyed sewing, embroidery and traveling to Florida in the winter months.
She is survived by two daughters, Connie (William) Bicknese of Wykoff, and June (Paul) Finke of Boynton Beach, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Barbara Mosher of Spring Valley; 12 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; one daughter and son-in-law, Murlie and Jerry Beese; one son, Gordon Mosher; four sisters; one brother; one granddaughter, and one great-grandson.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, at the Wykoff United Methodist Church with the Rev. Amanda Larsen officiating. Burial will be in the Fillmore Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m until 8 p.m on Friday, May 24, at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Wykoff and one hour prior to services at the church.
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