On the evening of August 5, 2014, Nellie passed away peacefully comforted by family and friends at her home. Nellie was 68 years old. Nellie Moreno Lara was born in Tulare, California on May 21, 1946 and resided in Beaumont, California. Nellie was the 5th child born out of 8 children. She was born to the late Emma Miranda Moreno and Tom Moreno. Nellie met Joe Lara when she moved from Tulare, California to Riverside, California at the age of 14. Nellie and Joe dates for 4 years before getting married at the age of 18. Nellie and Joe were married on December 15, 1964. They were married 50 years. Nellie was survived by her husband Joseph Lara of Beaumont, California, 5 children Joseph and Renee Lara, Andy and Heidi Lara, Michael and Roberta Lara, Mea Lara, and Michael and Rosemary Morales. Twenty-three grandchildren, Timmy, Tommy, Tammy, Joey, Eileen, Ariana, Briana, Tiana, Anthony, Jaycob, Alyna, Marlena, Joel, Marissa, Mikey, Michelle, Josh, Louie, Lydianna, Monica, Michael, Jessica, and Tony; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Viewing will be held at Weaver's Mortuary from 3:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 and Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00am at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, 1234 Palm Ave. in Beaumont, California. Interment at Mt. View Cemetery in Beaumont, California.