Monday, July 31, 1939, Rockford Register-Republic, pg 17

LEWIS MORING - Shannon, July 31 -- Lewis Moring, 81, died at 6:30 am Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Hinders in Shannon.

He was born Nov 27, 1857, in Forreston Township, Ogle County. On March 6, 1882, he was married to Caroline Zumdahl.

His wife, three brothers and five sisters have preceded him in death. Surviving besided Mrs. Hinders, are a son, Alvin Moring of Baileyville; seven daughters, Mrs. Esther Rusenberg of Baileyville, Mrs. Anna Snavely, Mrs. Ruth Bastian and Mrs. Laura Nesemeier, all of Shannon, Mrs. Ida Veitmeier and Mrs. Mabel Veitmeier, both of Forreston, and Mrs. Charles Snavely of Lanark; and 27 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 pm at the Alvin Moring home in Baileyville, and at 2 o'clock at the Prairie Dell Presbyterian Church. The Revs. Albert Manus and H. Brun will officiate and burial will be in Prairie Dell Cemetery.

Contributed by Carole Ann Heller

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