Laura Lorraine Moreland




Laura Lorraine Moreland, daughter of Guy and Jessie (Eatherton) Jackson, was born March 3, 1944, and passed away at the Harlan County Hospital in Alma, Nebraska, on April 26, 2019, at the age of 75.

Laura grew up in Almena, Kansas.  On July 1, 1961, she married Russell “Salty” Moreland in Norton, Kansas.  They made their home in Oxford, Wood River and Orleans, Nebraska where they raised their family.  Laura served as the Executive Director for the Orleans Housing Authority.  Her husband, Salty, passed away October 15, 2007.

Laura dearly loved her family, especially her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She also enjoyed her work at the housing authority and helping the patrons with their activities.

Survivors include:  three daughters, Becky, and her husband, Greg Goedert, Orleans; Barb, and her husband, Dennis Gardner, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Brenda Kuhl, Orleans; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers and three sisters.


GRAVESIDE SERVICE AND INTERMENT – Monday, April 29, 2019—2:00 p.m.

PLACE – Mt. Hope Cemetery – Almena, KS

MEMORIAL – Laura Moreland Memorial Fund