Lucille Ann More

Lucille Ann More, 90, (aka: Miss America the Beautiful) was born August 9, 1923 in Fond du Lac, WI.  She passed away Saturday, November 9, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Markesan, WI.  Lucille married Ralph Dudley More of Byron, WI in 1946 after serving as a registered nurse and Lieutenant in the US Army.  Lucille’s parents were Charles and Hattie (Wirkus) Pable.  She graduated from Fond du Lac High School in 1941 and St. Mary’s School of Nursing in Milwaukee in 1944.

A dedicated and faithful wife, Lucille was also the mother of seven children.  In her later years she enjoyed bowling, golfing and card playing with her family and was a card shark, especially at Bridge.  Lucille was a woman of deep faith and belonged to St. Mary’s Catholic Church (Holy Family).

Lucille is survived by her children: Mark R. More (Annie), Marilyn A. Meyer (John), Marcia E. Ryan (David), Maggie C. More, Mary J. Berens (Kevin) and Shelly J. Laurent (David); six grandsons: Jason Jagdfeld, Joe Jagdfeld, Robert More, John Meyer, James Meyer and Logan Berens; six granddaughters: Sherry Schlaefer, Sara Grater, Jennifer Blavat, Alison Delassondro, Elizabeth More and Jill Berens; great grandchildren: Maria, Matthew, Megan, Douglas, Claire, Bella, Eleah, Noah, Grace, Hannah, Adam, Lily, Max and Luke; long-time family friend Bette Curtius; sister Bernice Schneider; brother Rev. Martin Pable OFM Cap.; sisters-in-law Mary Ann Pable and Lorraine More and by nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Mary Joan, son Michael Paul, husband Ralph, sister Mary Rose Galloway, brother Larry Pable and brothers-in-Law Pearson More, Robert Galloway and David Schneider.

Visitation will be at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St. Fond du Lac on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.  There is no visitation on Wednesday.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Holy Family Parish, 50 E. Merrill Ave. on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM.  Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery.

Memorials will be given to Agnesian Hospice Hope of Green Lake and the National Association for Mental Illness (NAMI).

The family expresses special thanks to nurses, aides and volunteers of Green Lake Hospice Hope; Dr. Robert Grass, Dr. Cheryl Tapp and her extraordinary caregiver Mary Jansma Keller for their loving, gentle care.

Zacherl Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.