Moshier, Loreen Ida (Jenkins)

September 18, 1925 - September 16, 2019

Loreen Ida Moshier, age 93, died in Dallas on 9/19/2019.

She was born 9/18/1925 in Black River, Upstate New York but lived in a varies of locations from Nonfolk Vrginia to Palm Desert California. spending most of her time in Dallas and Sante Fe.

She devoted her entire life to children and as a teacher taught from day care to college. earning respect and love from everyone she touched. she was one of the special ones that can connect to everyone in a very gentle and loving way.

Her accomplishments were as varied as the places she lived in, but not limited to, sitting at the feet of Elinor Rosevelt as the managing editor of the Conwell school paper, earning a PHD in Education, to being the recipient of the 1st Margaret Cone Award, Starting head start  in Dallas, Texas, President of the National Associates of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and meeting Lady Bird Johnson in a coffee shop in Flourence Italy. she was a religious woman who felt a true connection to her beloved Sante Fe, New Mexico. her overwhelming love and devotion to children is what defined her and is her legacy.

Survivors include her 3 sons Jeff, Steve and wife, Masha and Jason and his wife, Dawn and her grandson Sebastiano.

Services will be held at North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Ln, Farmers Branch, Texas at 2:00 pm Thursday 9/18/19.

Please leave the family condolences and share memories on this website.


Arrangements under the direction of:

Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home

19310 Preston Road

Dallas, Texas 75252

(214) 306-6700

5 replies on “Moshier, Loreen Ida (Jenkins)”

Rev. Sherry Ward says:

I wish to express my deepest sympathies on the death of dear Reenie. Her sweet spirit and quick wit are clear in my memory. May God strengthen you in the days ahead as you grieve her loss. Love Peace and Blessings.

Karla Schneider says:

Dr Moshier, Dawn, Sam, and family, I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. In His Name, Karla

Stephen Link says:

Your mother was an extremely competent, compassionate and caring professional who treated all people as if they were her own children. Her child like openness and love of learning was model for all of us. Physically she is missed but her spirit lives on within her sons and all of us she touched.

Dr. Sylvia Love says:

Dear Jason and family, I’m so very sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved mother, Dr. Reenie Moshier. I had the privilege of meeting your mother 42 years ago. I was taken by her knowledge, compassion and professional accomplishments in the field of Child Development. She was tremendously inspirational and encouraged me to continue My education to help children most in need. I am forever grateful. Rest In Peace Dr. Moshier.

Cindy Davis Miles says:

Dear Jason, Steve, Jeff,
I wish I had known of Reenie’s passing g sooner. Heaven only knows why I looked for her tonight. At least she and mom, Kay, are together having a laugh with all of us! I will miss my “ fairy step-godmother” greatly! She taught me so much about children and kindness! Hugs and love to you all!!!

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