Ione G. Moir

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Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Vancouver
302 W. 11th Street
Vancouver, WA

April 27, 1924 ~ October 31, 2015

Ione Moir, 91, a long term resident of Vancouver, WA, passed away peacefully on October 31, 2015. Her husband of 52 years, Vern, preceded her in 1993. She leaves four adult children: Gary (and Jane) in the Los Angeles area; Larry (and Donna) of Chehalis, WA; Russell (and Cheryl) of Emmett, Idaho; and Joyce (and Rodger) Reinmuth of Vancouver. She also is survived by nine grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. Ione was a 12-year survivor of breast cancer.

She grew up on a family farm in Wolverton, MN. Her brothers, Marvin and Gene and sister Marion preceded her in death. She was valedictorian of her high school class and married Vern the month she graduated from high school in 1942. They came to Vancouver two years later to work in the Kaiser shipyards where she became a welder and cutter on the ships.

Ione was a founding member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and long-term member of Messiah Lutheran Church. She was an active member of the Sons of Norway Lodge and loved making lefse, painting Rosemaling, playing cards, reading, and doing picture puzzles and cross word puzzles. She lived in the Van Mall retirement community for the last 8 years where she established new friendships.

A funeral and celebration of life will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7, at Messiah Lutheran Church, 905 NW 94th St., Vancouver, WA. Viewing will be available on Friday afternoon, November 6, at the Hamilton-Mylan Funeral Home, 302 W. 11th Street in Vancouver.

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Published in The Columbian on Nov. 4, 2015
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