Nita Moore

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Services for Nita J. Moore, 83, of Sioux Falls, S.D. will be at 10:30 a.m. today at Peace Lutheran Church, 5509 W. 41st St., with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Nita Moore

Nov. 15, 1932-Nov. 6, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Services for Nita J. Moore, 83, of Sioux Falls, S.D., will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Peace Lutheran Church, 5509 W. 41st St., with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 5-7 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service, on Wednesday at Miller Westside Funeral Chapel, 6200 W. 41st St.

She died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.

Nita Jean Freter, daughter of Erwin and Violet (Johnson) Freter, was born Nov. 15, 1932 in Tyler. She grew up in Balaton, where she graduated from Balaton High School in 1950. She attended Gustavus Adolphus College for a year and Minnesota School of Business for a year. After college, she worked in Cottonwood for an insurance company for three years.

Nita was united in marriage with Delwin Moore on Jan. 19, 1953 in Balaton. They lived on a farm near Garvin until 1959. Del’s career moved them to Minneapolis, Worthington for four years, Cleveland Ohio, Aberdeen S.D., for 15 years, Mitchell, S.D., and Kansas City, Mo., where she worked at Murphy Industry. They moved to Sioux Falls in 1985, where she worked for Daniels-Olsen Building Supply until her retirement in 1994. Then, in 1987, they built their own home on Lake Madison, near Wentworth S.D., where they lived for 17 years before returning to Sioux Falls in 2004.

She really enjoyed reading, traveling, and spending time with her family especially all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church.

Grateful for having shared her life are her husband of 63 years, Del Moore, Sioux Falls; four daughters, Susan (Roger) Deutsch, Parker S.D., Sharon (Bob) Kienow, Mansfield S.D., and twins, Pamela (Clark) Koob, Sioux Falls, Peggy (Tom) Arnoldy, Sioux Falls; eight grandchildren, Gretchen (Mark) Brown, Tyler (Kate) Kienow, Brent Koob, Adam (Jesse) Deutsch, Spencer (Ashlee) Kienow, Alex Koob, Sam Koob, Breanna Arnoldy; nine great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Cooper, Aubree, Dylan, Hadley, Aydan, Camden, Hanna, Brooks.

Nita was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorials may be given to Make-A-Wish South Dakota, 1400 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD, 57104.

Nita Moore

SIOUX?FALLS, S.D. – Services for Nita J. Moore, 83, of Sioux Falls, S.D. will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Peace Lutheran Church, 5509 W. 41st St., with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 5-7 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service, on Wednesday at Miller Westside Funeral Chapel, 6200 W. 41st St.

She died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016.