Obituary: Janice Mora


Janice Mora, 76, Fishers, died Feb. 27 at Clearvista Lake Health Campus in Indianapolis. She was born Oct. 12, 1942, to Valentine and Mildred (Stanton) Kurr in Hastings, Mich.

Janice attended Ferris State University. She was the first of two females admitted to the trade program in mechanical drafting. After graduating, she designed presses for the auto industry in Detroit. Janice worked at Aeroquip on the design for the hydraulic system for the C5 transport airplane. Janice was married to Bill, celebrating 51 years on Valentine’s Day. She took on the role of mother to Bill’s two young sons at the time of their marriage. After retirement, Janice and Bill enjoyed working five months a year at a Yellowstone Park general store. She loved gardening and tending to her flowers. Janice loved to watch her children play sports.

She is survived by her husband, Bill Mora; sons, Brad (Nancy) Mora, Todd (Ann) Mora, and Bill (Melissa) Mora; sister, Bonnie Armantrout; eight grandchildren; one, plus one on-the-way, great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bob Kurr; sister, Evangeline Goss; and daughter-in-law, Joyce.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.