|Lillian Moser, 87|
|Written by TRF Times|
Red Lake Falls - Lillian Moser, 87, died on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Red Lake Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Monday, August 22, at St. Joseph’s Church, Red Lake Falls, with Father Tim Bushy presiding. Casket bearers include all of Lillian’s grandchildren. Honorary casket bearers include Lillian’s great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Interment was held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Red Lake Falls.
Lillian Delores LeRoux was born August 4, 1918 in Superior, Wis., and raised by her grandparents. She grew up and attended school in Superior.
On July 8, 1937, Lillian was united in marriage to Henry J. Moser at Superior. The couple made their home in Roseau. During World War II, they moved to Superior and after the war moved back to Roseau. In 1952, they moved to Brooks, where they owned and operated the Corner Bar. In 1953, they moved to Fosston, where they owned and operated the Green Lantern Cafe until 1956, when they moved to a farm in Erskine. In 1965, they built a chicken house on the farm and raised 6,300 chickens, candled and sold eggs all over the area, until 1978, when Lillian retired.
They continued to live on the farm until 1993, when they moved into Red Lake Falls. Lillian lived at Sunview Center, Red Lake Falls for a time and then moved into Hillcrest Nursing Home, Red Lake Falls since October of 2001.
Lillian was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Red Lake Falls and past President of Hillcrest Resident Council. She enjoyed hockey and crocheting, was an excellent baker and enjoyed making chocolate chip cookies. She liked to supply treats for Wilcox Plumbing and Heating. Lillian liked to play cards and was a member of the Homemakers Club in Brooks, as well as a member of Red Hats.
Survivors include a son, Bill (Jean) Moser of Red Lake Falls; grandchildren, six grandchilden; 22 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry, February 13, 1999; and son James, November 1967.