Mae “Elizabeth” (Moore) Lindberg was born December 5, 1920 near Palco to LeRoy and Effie (Coddington) Moore. She passed away Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital, WaKeeney. She was 94 years of age.
Elizabeth attended grade school and two years in high school there until they moved to Gravette, Arkansas to escape the horrible dust storms in 1936. She finished high school there. The family moved back to Palco the same year in 1938.
She started teaching in the country elementary schools and gradually added more college until she had a Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Hays. She progressed from teaching grade school through high school, adding more college and a Master’s Degree. She then decided to pursue another profession. She graduated from Northwest Nazarene Nursing School, and worked as a Registered Nurse until her health prevented it. On February 12, 1983, Elizabeth married LaVerne Lindberg. They enjoyed thirty years of marriage until his death on August 3, 2013. She had many hobbies, including music, leather crafting, photography, music, traveling, oil painting, and quilting.
Survivors include five cousins, and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 8, 2015 at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney. Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery, rural Palco.
Visitation will be Thursday, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Trego Manor. Checks made to the manor may be sent in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, 336 North 12th, WaKeeney, KS 67672.
Condolences may be sent online at www.schmittfuneral.com.