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Janel A. (Werth) Moore
April 20, 1952 ~ April 4, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Janel A. Moore, 70, Hays, died Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at HaysMed surrounded by family.
She was born April 20, 1952 in Hays, the daughter of Larry F. and Laurine F. (Werth) Werth. She was a graduate of Marian High School in the class of 1970 and attended Fort Hays State University for two years, studying interior design. On May 19, 1972, Janel was united in marriage to Orville G. Moore in Schoenchen, and they celebrated nearly 51 years of marriage. She worked at U-Save and Food Bonanza, was a dental assistant, and retired as a teller at Golden Belt Bank. She was a devout Catholic and member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, past president of the Sunflower Chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, vice president of the Volga German Society, and historian for the Oktoberfest Committee. She enjoyed oldies music, singing and dancing, attending concerts, and any opportunity to travel. She loved her horses, mules, and being a farmer’s wife, especially during wheat harvest when there were family gatherings. Janel was like a mom to many, family meant everything to her, and she was a loving and proud grandma.
Survivors include her husband Orville of the home in Hays, three sons, Russ Moore and wife Jana of Topeka, John Moore and wife Chelsea of Hays, and Curtis Moore and wife Staci of Hays, a daughter, Leigh Ann Edmonds and husband Casey of Hays, three brothers, Michel Werth of Schoenchen, Todd Werth of Udall, and Nicolas Werth and wife Katie of Schoenchen, thirteen grandchildren, Jace Moore, Branen Moore, Georgia Edmonds, Carson Moore, Jett Edmonds, Maddox Moore, Kaden Moore, Easton Moore, Kipton Moore, Claire Edmonds, Alivia Moore, Preston Moore, and Vivian Moore, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Henry Moore.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Joshua Werth officiating. Burial will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery in Schoenchen. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 on Monday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 on Tuesday, all at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. A vigil service and rosary will be at 6:30 pm on Monday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Building Fund. Condolences and memories of Janel may be shared with her family at www.haysmemorial.com