Maria Munro Moore

Maria Munro Moore, 93 of Fremont, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020 of natural causes at Nye Legacy.

She was born March 3, 1927 in Omaha to Donald and Amanda(Walter) Munro.


Maria grew up in Omaha graduating from Central High in 1945 and joined the

U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps at Bishop Clarkson Memorial School of Nursing in Omaha

where she graduated in 1947.  She went to work as a surgical nurse at the Veterans Hospital.


Maria married James H. Moore, Jr. November 10, 1951 in Omaha.

They lived in Omaha and Gering until settling in Fremont in 1956.  Jim passed away November 13, 2017.


Maria was a member of the Presbyterian Church, P.E.O. Chapter AJ, and the Fremont Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Her greatest joys were attending her grandchildren’s activities, traveling with family and friends, and reading.


Maria is survived by six daughters; Barbara (Dennis) Noyes of Andover, KS, Mary (Bill) Piernot

of Westminster, CO, Katie (Randy) Price of Lincoln, Maggie (Malcolm) Peters of Fremont, Amanda Koris

of Omaha, and Betsy (Kevin) Hulett of Fremont.  Fourteen grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jim, parents and brother Donald.


Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 11:00, at the Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jon Ashley officiating.

Live streaming of the service will be available at

Visitation will be Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at Dugan Funeral Chapel from 4:00-8:00 with family present from 6:00-8:00.

The family requests that attendees wear a mask and respect social distancing.


Burial at Memorial Cemetery following funeral service.


Memorials have been established at the Fremont Presbyterian Church and the Fremont Health Foundation

Maria M. and James H. Moore, Jr. scholarship.


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