Vera Mae Moe

Dates

August 11, 1917 - May 11, 2012

Obituary

 

 

Vera Mae Moe was born August 11, 1917 on the farm in Prosper Township to Halvor and Elma (Rose) Olson.  On September 10, 1937 she married Melvin Moe. They resided at Ethan where Vera taught school for forty years in rural schools and Ethan Public School. In 1974 she was chosen Teacher of the Year. After Melvin’s death she moved to Mitchell and in most recent years she resided at the Good Samaritan Center in DeSmet to be near her daughter.  Vera was a member of First Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing bridge and being with family and friends. She also enjoyed playing piano and played in a band with her sister-in-law, Dorothy Olson.

She is survived by her daughter, Carol (Dean) Bloomstrand Fox, DeSmet; two sons: Loren (Catherine) Moe, Crest Hill, IL, Brad (JoAnne) Moe, Rock Valley, IA; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, one sister, Irma Graves, Rapid City and numerous nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin, one son, Larry and one brother, Delmer Olson.

 


Visitation(s)

Date
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Time
10:30 AM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Deede & Shap Woolfolk / Manhattan, KS. on May 16, 2012
Your loss is shared by those of us as family members.
Aunt Vera shall always remain special in our hearts, for being the exceptional lady she was in all that she did.
Our loss here on Earth is heaven's gain !
May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead.

Deede & Shap Woolfolk / Manhattan, KS.
Posted by Ken, Becky Scotter and family on May 14, 2012
Our love and thoughts are with you.
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