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Adelaide Moen, 107, Long-Time Encyclopedia Britannica Employee, Dies

Visitation for the former Evanston Wilmette resident will be Saturday, Oct. 26, in La Grange.

Written by Charlotte Eriksen.

Adelaide Moen of La Grange Park, formerly of Evanston and Wilmette, died Monday, Oct. 21, according to the Chicago TribuneShe was 107. 

She was born October 21, 1906 in Flandreau, SD. She worked for Encyclopedia Britannica, where she developed the company's editorial library and was published in 1956, according to the Tribune.

Visitation will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at Grace Lutheran Church in La Grange.

Read the full obituary, published by the Chicago Tribune, here.

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