Karen Keller Moeller, age 42, of Maple Plain, took her final flight home Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, following an unexpected complication from her bravely fought battle with cancer.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Maple Plain.
Funeral services will take place Monday, Oct. 7 at the First Presbyterian Church of Maple Plain, starting with a gathering at 3 p.m. The services will begin at 4 p.m., followed by a reception at Independence City Hall.
For those who cannot make it to Minnesota, a celebration of Karen’s life will also take place at the Burlington Congregational Church in Burlington, CT, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m., with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the GoFundMe page that has been set up for Karen’s daughters, Kaily and Amelia at https://www.gofundme.com/Kaily-Amelia-Moeller.
Funeral arrangements are with David Lee Funeral home of Wayzata, 1220 East Wayzata Boulevard, Wayzata 55391; (952) 473-5577.
Karen’s greatest joy was her treasured family, her husband of 14 years, Troy Moeller; and their precious daughters, Kaily and Amelia. Some of Karen’s happiest moments were spent with her beautiful girls, as she and Troy watched them blossom; thriving in school, gymnastics, horseback riding, singing, or playing their instruments.
Karen was born March 11, 1977, in Bristol, CT. The youngest of five, she was the cherished and only daughter of Peggy and Paul Keller of Burlington, CT.
Karen was a 1995 graduate of Lewis Mills High School and continued her education at Averett University, VA, earning a degree in aviation management, and was a captain with Endeavor Airlines.
She discovered her life’s passion as a young girl when she piloted the family aircraft with her father at her side. She joined the Cloud Chasers at Robertson Airport in Plainville, CT, and earned her pilot’s license at 16 years old.
Some of Karen’s other interests where gardening, scrapbooking, singing, cooking and special coffee dates with friends.
In addition to her husband, Troy, and daughters Kaily and Amelia, Karen will be missed by her parents, Peggy and Paul Keller of Burlington CT; her brothers, David Keller and wife Kristen of Burlington, CT, Hans Keller and wife Kerri of Pasadena, MD, and Peter Keller of Columbus OH; sister-in-law Alison Keller of Canton, CT; her in-laws, Linda and Larry Moeller of Dent, MN; sister-in-law Traci Klemish and husband Gary of Randall, MN; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.
She will be welcomed by her beloved brother, Gordon Keller who predeceased her.
Karen will also be mourned by the members of the First Presbyterian Church of Maple Plain, where she enjoyed worshipping and serving on the Christian Nurture Committee.