EARL E. MOENEarl E. Moen, 91, of Proctor, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Earl E. Moen, 91, of Proctor, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at St. Luke’s Hospital.
Earl was born May 18, 1921 in Wright, Minn., the son of Ole and Izola (Wodehouse) Moen.
He grew up and attended school in Wright. He served in the United States Army. Earl married Marjorie McLain on March 20, 1943 in Wright, Minn. They moved to Duluth where Earl worked as a salesman for Oldsmobile dealers, Howard & Sell, V.D. Johnson, Roger Emerson, and Bob Lewis until his retirement in 1983. After retirement he ran cars for dealerships until 2005.
Earl was a member of Mt. Olive English Lutheran Church, Duluth, the V.F.W., and D.A.V. He enjoyed playing cards and gardening.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Russell, Ed, Kenny, Duane, Gordon, and Norman; and sisters, Ferol and Julie.
Earl is survived by his wife of 69 years, Marjorie; sons, Ron, Denny (Patty), and Jerry (Lynn); grandchildren, Michelle (Scott), Eric (Danielle), Kelly (Steve), Willie (Jason), and Mick (Lindsay); great-grandchildren, Tyler, Zander, Eli, Ellie, and Emory; brother, Neil; and sisters, June Chesney, Gladys Chesney, and Peggy McCoy.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 until the 11 a.m. Funeral Service in Mt. Olive English Lutheran Church, 2012 East Superior St., Duluth. Burial at Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth. Military honors by the Duluth Combined Honor Guard. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home (218) 727-3555.
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