Obit: Moe, Leonard C (1929 – 2009)
Surnames: Moe, Johnson, Skaar, Isaacson, Moran, Thao, Christianson, Vold, Dettinger, Tweed
----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI.) September 9, 2009
Moe, Leonard C (22 December 1929 – 2 September 2009)
Leonard C. Moe, 79, of Northfield died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at his home under the care of Black River Hospice.
Leonard was born Dec. 22, 1929, in Northfield Township, Jackson County, to parents Louis and Charlotte “Lottie’ (Johnson) Moe. He graduated from Hixton High School and Sept. 30, 1954, he married Marilyn Skaar in Pigeon Falls. Leonard and Marilyn lived and raised their family in rural Northfield and recently wintered in AZ.
Leonard was employed for 30 years at Fort McCoy as a heavy equipment operator and prior to that he worked in road construction in Rockford, IL.
Leonard possessed a very gentle and easy-going personality. He enjoyed playing cards and cribbage and having morning coffee with his friends. Years ago, he belonged to the York Rod and Gun Club and the York/Northfield Snowmobile Club.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn; two sons, Leland (Joline) Moe of Woodbury, MN, and Loren Moe of Minneapolis, MN; one daughter, Linda (Joel) Isaacson of Webster; one sister, Noretta (Chuck) Moran of Portage; and four grandchildren, Alyssa Thao, Jeffrey Moe and Ellie and Cody Isaacson; besides many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and by his brother, LaVern Moe.
Funeral services for Leonard C. Moe were held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009, at Upper Pigeon Creek Lutheran Church with burial in Upper Pigeon Creek Lutheran Cemetery. Pastor David Christianson officiated. Friends called at the Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home, Hixton on Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and one hour prior to services Saturday at the Church.
Casket bearers were: Dennis Moe, Gilman Moe, Roger Moe, Richard Skaar, Terry Skaar and Kevin Vold.
Honorary bearers were: Warren Dettinger, Neulan Johnson and Gordon Tweed.
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