Verna "Bub" Moy

Verna "Bub" Moy, age 78 of Waverly, died Monday, Nov. 2, 1998 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

She was born in Hollywood Township, Carver County, Minn., on Oct. 8, 1920, the daughter of Martin and Nellie Merritt Gilmer Sherman.

On Sept. 28, 1938, Verna was joined in holy marriage to Raymond D. Moy at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with three children: Alan, Jim, and Linda.

Following their marriage, Verna and Raymond lived in Winsted for many years. In 1964, they moved to a home on Little Waverly Lake.

They were able to enjoy several winters in Weslaco, Texas before Raymond preceded his wife in death in 1979.

Verna formerly worked at Dueber's and Sterner Industries, both in Winsted, and after that, for many years, at Herc-U-Lift in Maple Plain.

She was a faithful member of the Church of St. Mary in Waverly and also belonged to Holy Family Council #204.

Verna is survived by her children: Alan (Marge) Moy and Jim (Dolly) Moy, all of Waverly, and Linda (Bill) Buschell of Irving, Texas; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; a brother, Edmond Sherman of Winsted; sisters, Loretta Sherman of Winsted, Esther Rivers of Waverly, and Fay Carlson of Watertown; and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband Raymond, Verna was preceded in death by her parents, and by her nine sisters and brothers: Mildred Hoaglund, Mary Skoog, Madeline Cofer, Vernard Gilmer, Russell Gilmer, Gunella Fowler, Richard Sherman, Margaret Kallenbach, and Bertha Hauwiller.

A Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, Nov. 5 at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly. Interment followed at the St. Mary Cemetery.

Friends called at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted on Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 4 to 9 p.m., and also at the church on Thursday one hour prior to the mass. A Holy Family Council rosary was recited at the chapel on Wednesday afternoon at 4:30 p.m., and a parish prayer service was on Thursday evening at 8 p.m.

Casket bearers were Verna's grandchildren and their spouses: Cathy Johnson, Deb Moy, Vickey Moy, Scott Buschel, Marty Moy, Lynette Buschel, Alan Moy, Kyle Johnson, and Misty Moy.

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