Linda K. (Moore) Regnier
Linda K. (Moore) Regnier, age 78, formerly of Lafayette, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at I.U. North Hospital in Carmel, Ind. Born to the late Fay and Maxine (Russell) Moore on November 21, 1939 in Nemaha, Nebraska. Linda married Fred E. Regnier on August 7, 1960 in Nemaha. She graduated from Nebraska State Teachers College and earned her masters degree from Oklahoma State University-Stillwater, Okla. Fred and Linda moved to West Lafayette in 1968 where she taught in the Tippecanoe county systems and Harrison High School for 35 years. During her teaching career she was an inspiration and mentor to many. Beyond teaching consumer and family science (CFS), Linda founded and directed the Raiderettes dancing squad from 1984-1997, the Student Success Skills program, and the At- Risk School at Harrison High School for many years. The Raiderettes were ranked fifth in the nation in 1997. Linda was on the board of directors of the Indiana Assn. of CFS, a State President of CFS, a Board of Trustees Member of the American Association of Consumer and Family Science (AACFS), a recipient of the AAFCS Distinguished Service Award in 1999, a member of the National Education Assn. and Kappa Omi Cron Nu, and was named to as a National Leader in CFS in 2016. After retiring from teaching, Linda and Fred moved to the Barrington of Carmel in 2013 where Linda was a founding member of the Resident Council, the first President, and an active leader in building quality of life programs. Linda is survived by her husband, daughter, Stephanie Nelson of West Lafayette, Ind., granddaughter Haley Groot of Colorado Springs, Colo., and her sister, JoAnn Mulligan of Kansas City, Kansas. She is preceded in death by her father and mother. A graveside memorial service and committal of ashes will be Saturday, May 12, 11:00 a.m., at the Nemaha Cemetery near Nemaha. Local services are entrusted to Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn.