Glenn Orville Moe, age 83, of Hutchinson, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Cedar Crest Estates in Cosmos.
He was born March 7, 1933, in Mower County, Austin, MN, the son of Oscar and Ruth (Leqve) Moe. Glenn was baptized as an infant April 23, 1933, at his home in Austin, and later confirmed in his faith as a youth June 6, 1948, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin.
He received his education in Austin, at the Austin Public Schools through grade eight.
Glenn entered active military service in the United States Navy Oct. 25, 1951, in Minneapolis; and served his country during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. He received an honorable discharge Oct. 21, 1955, at US Naval Station in Newport, RI; and earned a Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Navy Occupation Service Medal.
Glenn was united in marriage to Jeanette Stanley Aug. 22, 1956, in Minneapolis. This marriage was blessed with two daughters, Donna and Vicki. Glenn and Jeanette resided in Minneapolis, and later moved to Inglewood, CA, Waubay, SD, back to Minneapolis in 1964, and then to Dassel in 1976.
Glenn and Jeanette shared 39 years of marriage until Jeanette passed away in 1995.
Glenn later moved to Prince of Peace in 2014.
Glenn was employed at World Wide Industries, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of the American Legion, and enjoyed fishing, woodworking, playing bingo, bowling, and dancing. Glenn loved children and dogs, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family, grandchildren, and friends.
He is survived by his daughters, Donna Grochow and her husband, David, Vicki Danielson and her husband, Reid, all of Dassel; grandchildren Brandon Grochow, Melanie Gross and her husband, Chris, Kyle Danielson and his wife, Meghan, Mickensi Larson and her husband, Nate, Jordan Danielson and his fiancée, Alex, Brent Danielson and his girlfriend, Taylor Youngbloom, and Brooke Danielson and her fiancé, Joel; and great-grandchildren Brayden Gross, Kinslee Gross, Landon Larson, Calen Larson, Allie Larson, and baby girl Danielson.
Glenn is further survived by siblings Arvid Moe of Utah, Bonnie Jorgenson and her husband, Nels, of Austin, Lavonne Chenney of Iowa, Oscar Moe of California, and Elaine Rockers of Austin; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife, Jeanette, Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ruth (Leqve) Moe; and siblings Joretta Berg and Jerry Moe; and infant sister Greta Moe.
Memorial services took place Thursday, Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson, with Pastor Matt Miklasz officiating. Special music was “Amazing Grace,” and “I Can Only Imagine.” Interment will take place at a later date at Dassel City Cemetery.
There was a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the services at the funeral chapel.
Arrangements were Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com; click on Obituaries/Guest Book.