Keith Moe

Woonsocket

keith moe    Keith G. Moe, 72, of rural Woonsocket, died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Sanford Hospice Cottage in Sioux Falls.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 6 at St. Wilfrid Catholic Church in Woonsocket with Rev. Rhonda Wellsandt-Zell officiating. Burial was in the Silver Creek Cemetery at rural Woonsocket with military rites by the Woonsocket American Legion Post 29. Visitation with a prayer service was Monday, May 5 at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Woonsocket.
Keith was born to William and Irene (Jacobson) Moe on Nov. 7, 1941 in Huron. He attended grade school for six years at Silver Creek Township Country School and graduated from Woonsocket High School in 1959. He continued his education at South Dakota State College in Brookings, graduating with a degree in ag-business in 1963. After college Keith proudly served two years in the United States Navy. After returning home, he worked for two years at the Production Credit Association and two years for Northwestern National Bank.
He married Karen Eden on June 21, 1969 in Huron. That fall they moved to the farm in Woonsocket where they raised their family.
Keith worked as a rural mail carrier for the US Post Office in Woonsocket for 18-1/2 years. His passion was his farm and family. He spent many hours and smiles enjoying a good conversation with friends and neighbors. He was a lifelong member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Woonsocket.
He is survived by his wife, Karen of Woonsocket; sons, Kevin (Amber) Moe of Brookings and Kurt (Kari) Moe of Sioux Falls; six grandchildren; one sister, Ila Anderson of Huron; two sisters-in-law, Mary Alice Moe of Woonsocket and Jane Knutson of Long Lake, Minn.; and many loving nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Wallace Moe; grandson, Garrett Moe; niece, Ilene Cooper; and brother-in-law, Robert Eden.
Arrangements were announced by Basham Funeral Service.
Visit www.bashamfuneralservice.com to leave condolence messages.

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