Frederick “Fred” Orin Moen


Frederick “Fred” Orin Moen, 76, of Duluth, died Sunday, April 11, 2021 in Viewcrest Health Center with his loving family by his side after a long battle with liver cancer caused by type II diabetes and NASH. Fred was born on May 31, 1944 in Duluth to Ervin and Sylvia Moen. He graduated from Duluth Central High School and served in the Air Force during Vietnam. Fred earned a Degree in Social Work from UMD. He married Judy Morris at Wesley United Methodist Church on June 12, 1971. Fred retired from St. Louis County where he was a child protection social worker. He was a member of Hope United Methodist Church where he was very active with various church functions. Fred enjoyed woodworking, designing and making memorabilia boxes, selling cars, and helping people any way he could. He was preceded in death by his parents. Fred is survived by his wife, Judy; two daughters, Rebecca (Jason Butcher) Moen of Duluth and Sara (Aaron) Moen Slotness of Cloquet; a son, Matthew (Jenny) Moen of Fargo; siblings, Karen Wydo of Spokane, WA, Richard of Zillah, WA, Robert of Spokane, WA, and Ann Moen (Dean Pichotto) of Oakland, CA; and many beloved family and friends. There will be a family-only in-person memorial service at 1:00pm CST on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Please watch it live-streamed on the Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home Facebook page. This will be followed by a Zoom reception from 2:00pm to 3:00pm CST where participants are encouraged to share Fred stories while enjoying ice cream, his favorite treat. Please call Hope UMC at 218-724-2266 or email to receive a Zoom invitation. In lieu of flowers, Fred requested donations be made to Hope UMC of Duluth MN or to CHUM of Duluth. Arrangements by Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home. 218-624-1059.

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