Evelyn L. Moore, 79, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away on March 23, 2011, at her home.

Evelyn L. Moore, 79, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away on March 23, 2011, at her home.

Services will be held at All Saints Lutheran Church, 421 SW 19th St., Blue Springs, MO, on Saturday, April 2, 2011, at 11 a.m. Inurnment of cremains in Memorial Park Cemetery Columbarium.  

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to All Saints Lutheran Church.

Evelyn was born on October 25, 1931, in Pittsburg, Kansas. She attended schools in Pittsburg and upon graduation, moved to Kansas City, MO. She was married and had two children. She worked for 32 years at The Pritchard Corporation (Black & Veatch) until her retirement in 1994. She moved to Blue Springs in 1998. At a young age, she became active in Republican politics. She was a member of the Young Republicans and continued to work for the party even after her retirement. Always a Lutheran, she enjoyed participating in many different capacities. While living in St. Louis, she taught a Sunday school class for the deaf and took an active part in Boy Scouting. After moving to South Dakota, she continued to work in scouting through her church. When she joined Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kansas City, MO, she served on the Church Council and was the financial secretary for a number of years.

Evelyn was also the treasurer for the women’s group and worked for Cancer Action through the church sewing group. Before her retirement, she enjoyed crafts and belonged to a group which met weekly exchanging craft ideas while sharing lunch. At All Saints Lutheran Church, she served on the Church Council, was the treasurer of the women’s group and was the leader of the Prime Time group.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Jeffrey Lee Moore, Ph.D., and his wife, Kathy, of Pensacola, FL, and a daughter, Denise Annette Fine and her husband, Ken, of Blue Springs; two grandchildren, Dr. Jeffrey Moore, D.O., and his wife, Kristen, of Pensacola, FL, and Emily Moore of Orlando, FL; as well as two great-grandchildren, Madeline and Samuel.