Thursday, 23 August 2012
Vickie Lee Elsheimer Moose. 62, of Belton died July 28 in a Temple hospital. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. July 31 at Dossman Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Brian Davis officiating.
Mrs. Moose was born in Pampa the daughter of Kenneth Lee Elsheimer and Florence Ilene "Oley" Wagner. She married Perry A. Moose June 22, 1968 in Pampa.
The family moved to Belton in l968 when she accepted directorship of the Bell-Lampasas Counties Red Cross Chapter, which position she held for many years. Her humanitarian efforts include building and supporting Bluebonnet Health Care which cared for AIDS patients. She was involved wth the Trauma Council and Crisis Help Center and was director for the AIDS Hospice in San Antonio.
Mrs. Moose was a member of the Democratic Women of Bell County, the Daughters of Texas Independence and Daughters of the American Revolution, at state and federal levels. She was a tireless grant writer benefitting many local charities and organizations. In 2008 she was the local winner of the Jefferson Award and was a national finalist. In March 2009 she received national recognition with the Presidential Award.
Memorials may be made to Odyssey Hospice 2626 S. 17th St. Temple TX 76504.