Lyle Moe, 82Lyle (Delmore) Moe, 82, Willmar, died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
Lyle (Delmore) Moe, 82, Willmar, died Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
Memorial service was held January 29 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. Burial will be at a later date.
Delmore "Lyle" Moe was born April 17, 1930 in Solem Township, Douglas County, the son of Johnnie and Mable (Ranstad) Moe. He grew up in Solem Township where he attended country school and later graduated from Morris Ag School. He was baptized and confirmed at Solem Lutheran Church.
Lyle entered the United States Army in October 1951. He was stationed in Germany. He received his honorable discharge on September 23, 1953. Lyle attended Wahpeton School of Science, where he received his electrical training.
He was united in marriage to Elaine Lordalen on January 17, 1959 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Holmes City. The couple later moved to Willmar where Lyle began working for Nyberg Electric and various electrical contractors and the Union in the Willmar area and other outstate areas. Lyle worked to split to the local Union, being a charter member of the I.B.E.W #343.
He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and attended Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. He was a member of the Willmar V.F.W. #1639 and American Legion Post #167, as well as the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Lyle enjoyed hunting, fishing and being on the lake with his pontoon. He liked to tinker around on projects, working on clocks: wind-up or cuckoo clocks, maintaining his 1930 Model-A, or collecting things from auction sales.
Lyle is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughter, Kristel (Reed) Hammerschmidt and grandson, Zach of Prior Lake; brother, David Moe of Kensington; and other friends and relatives.
Lyle was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Roger (Grace) Moe; and son, Todd DeLyle Moe in 2006.
Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar; www.hafh.org.
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