Milo J. Moen, 84, of Dawson, formerly of Boyd, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at the Johnson Memorial Nursing Home in Dawson.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyd, officiated by Pastor Lori Wold. Burial will follow at Terrace Lawn Memory Gardens, Camp Release Township, Lac qui Parle County.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Trinity Lutheran Church, on Thursday, August 1, from 10-11 a.m.
Milo Leroy Moen was born on March 14, 1929 in Ten Mile Lake Township, Lac qui Parle Co., to James and Myrtle (Lusk) Moen. He was baptized and confirmed in Baxter Church. He went to country school in District 30 and graduated from Boyd High School. He was united in marriage to Marvell Estling on December 19, 1946. They lived on the farm in Lac qui Parle County until 2008 when they moved to Dawson. After farming for 40 years, they did taping, texturing and painting jobs.
Milo enjoyed playing cards, shaking dice and having coffee at the local coffee shops. He also enjoyed square dancing, playing softball and time at the lake with family and friends. He was an active member with the Minn. Valley Antique and Power Assn. He enjoyed working and spending time at Heritage Hill. He served on the Lac qui Parle Soil and Water Conservation Board and at the time of his passing was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Boyd.
Milo is survived by his wife, Marvell; four children: Dianne (Donovan) Wiegers, Doug (Jo) Moen, Lon (Sue) Moen, Wendy (Jeff) Nieuwbeerta; eight grandchildren: Cheri (Jeff) Panitzke, Jana (Chad) Erickson, Tara Moen, Josh (Allison) Moen, Zack Moen, Chelsey (Matthew) Robertson, JJ Nieuwbeerta and Jeremy Nieuwbeerta; and nine great grandchildren: Caden, Makena and Alex Panitzke, Austin, Macy and Lexi Moen, Addi Moen, Rhylee Nieuwbeerta and Hunter Robertson. He is also survived by sister Janice (Vernel) Hermanson; nephews; one aunt; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Arrangements by J. H. Lynner Co. of Clarkfield, jhlynner.com