Ernest J. Moeller
Ernest J. Moeller, 98, West Point, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the West Point Care Center, West Point.
Friends may call after 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point where the family will meet with friends from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a rosary at 3 p.m. and a Christian wake service at 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 26, at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point, with Father Dennis Hoffman as celebrant. Burial will be at the Calvary Cemetery in West Point.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church or Lee County Hospice.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in West Point is assisting the family with arrangements.
Born March 18, 1915, in St. Paul, he was the son of Theodore and Elizabeth (Fritzjunker) Moeller. He farmed in West Point until his retirement in 1982. He was a lifelong member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in West Point.
On March 3, 1943, he married Marcella Freitag. He enjoyed farming, fishing, reading and playing cards.
Survivors include his wife Marcella of West Point; nine children, Tom (Carol) Moeller of Taylors, S.C., Joyce (Edward) Roling of Tulsa, Okla., Jim (Mary Kay) Moeller of Burlington, Betty (Tom) Pickrell of LasVegas, Nev., Bob (Sandy) Moeller of West Point, Marylou (Marty) Bentler of St. Paul, Ted (Theresa) Moeller of St. Paul, Carol (Scott) Ebeling of Muscatine, Donna (Michelle) Moeller of Cedar Rapids; one sister, Martha (Michael) Giannini of Chicago, Ill.; 20 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Henry, Theodore, Otto, Casper; and six sisters, Cecilia , Veronica, Elizabeth, Mary, Adelaide, Matilda.