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Jesse “Uncle Jesse” Moreno

1925 - 2012

 

Rosary and Visitation Date and Location

The Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, and the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Sunday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home.

 

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Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parsons. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parsons with military honors given by the Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

 

Memorials

Memorials are suggested to the Labette Community College baseball or to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

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Jesse “Uncle Jesse” Moreno, 87, lifelong Parsons resident, died at 2:12 P.M., Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Labette Health.

 

He was born February 25, 1925, in Parsons, to Delores D. and Bessie (Guillen) Moreno. He attended Parsons High School and served in the United States Army during World War II as a squad leader with the rank of corporal.

 

For 25 years he was employed by the Coca Cola Bottling Company in Parsons and later worked for the Parsons school district, retiring from full time employment in 1990. He continued working part time for the school district until recently.

 

He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parsons. He loved sports and was often seen at many sporting events in Parsons. He was an umpire and referee until he was 59 years old. For many years he worked as a field attendant for Viking football games. He loved to spend time with his family and to attend dances.

 

Survivors include his two sons – Ronald Moreno and his wife Sherry, of Republic, Missouri; Donald Moreno and his wife Malinda, of Springfield, Missouri; two daughters – Sherry Moreno, of Sparta, Missouri; Sheila Moreno, of Sparta, Missouri; two grandsons – Jason Moreno and Jordon Moreno, of Springfield, Missouri; two brothers – Joe Moreno and his wife Eunice, of Salisbury, Maryland; David Moreno and his wife Pat, of Parsons; one sister – Emma Garcia, of Overland Park; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Preceding him in death were three sisters – Catherine Moreno, Pauline Reese and Mary Grant.

 

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Parsons. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Parsons with military honors given by the Brown-Bishop Post No. 704, Veterans of Foreign Wars.

 

The Rosary will be prayed at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, and the family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m., Sunday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home.

 

Memorials are suggested to the Labette Community College baseball or to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. They may be left at or sent to the funeral home at Box 942, Parsons, KS 67357. The obituary may be read online at www.wallfuneralservices.com