Michael V. Moore, 69 of Sioux City, IA, passed away at Mercy Medical Center on Sunday, April 23, 2023 due to an unexpected illness.
Memorial Services will be held on Thursday, April 27 at 11:00 A.M. at the Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel, 6200 Morningside Ave. Sioux City, IA 51106. Visitation with the family will begin at 10:00 A.M. at the funeral home.
Michael V. Moore was born in Hot Springs, SD on November 16, 1953 to Floyd and Christine (Cordier) Moore. He attended and graduated in 1973 from the Saint Francis Indian School located on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation. He participated briefly in sports and other activities. Michael enjoyed going to the casinos to play table games and check out the scenery. He also enjoyed having his children and grandchildren over for Sunday dinners.
Michael was raised on the Rosebud Reservation and that is where he met his first wife Kathryn Guerue then joined hands in August of 1976. They had 6 children Tammy Cook (Duane Kuhl), Christy Moore, Jayme Moore (Leander Saunsoci), Lisa Moore, Heath Moore, and Louis Moore. Michael also inherited a stepson Kenneth Guerue who he raised as his own.
Michael then relocated to the Sioux City area where he had met his wife Nora Moore (Wells). They joined hands on November 16, 2006. Michael inherited 2 children Josh Wells, and Sandy Wells. Michael and his wife Nora lived in the Sioux City area for many years now. They enjoy traveling, visiting family and friends, and love spending time with all there children and grandchildren.
Michael was a man of many traits through out life he accomplished so much in life all the way up to his calling; he was a hard-working man. Michael was an EMT at the age of 16 for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. When he turned 18, he then started his Law Enforcement Career as a Dispatcher for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Michael turned 21 and transferred to be Police officer for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. He then transferred over to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and relocated to Winnebago, NE in 1994. He then served the Winnebago community until he retired out. He served 30 plus years in the Law Enforcement field. Michael then tried something new where he joined the Surveillance team at the WinnaVegas Casino where he was set to retire this year after 24 years of working for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.
Survivors include his wife Nora Moore, his brother Elliot Moore, sisters: Marlene Long, Barbara Young, and Teresa Moore; Children: Ken, Tammy, Christy, Jayme, Lisa, Heath, Louis, Josh, Sandy; many nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Christine Moore, brother Brad Moore, and grandson Isaiah Moore.
Pallbearers include Heath Moore, Louis Moore, Jesse Quick Bear, Chad Pies, Chance Quick Bear, Austin Pies, Gabriel Quick Bear, Toni Quick Bear, and Aidan Phen.
Honorary Pallbearers include Louis Moran, Leander Saunsoci, Ed Holbrook, Elliot Moore, Josh Wells, BIA the ones he served with, All his family and friends, all his Grandbabies, Mercy Medical Center Dr’s & nurses, and the Sgt Bluff EMS/Fire squad.