Tuesday, October 26th, 2021
John Moeller
John E. Moeller, 68, of rural Saint Marys, passed away peacefully at 2:29 PM Saturday in the Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital in Saint Marys, with his family at his side.
John was born September 27, 1953 in Saint Marys, the son of the late Richard E. and Wilma Knatz Moeller. On March 12, 1977 he married Debra Seibert at Zion Lutheran Church, and she survives in Saint Marys.
Also surviving are his in-laws, Jean (Ralph) Stueve of Minster and Beverly (Jerry) Hoenie of Rockford, close niece Missy (Justin) Schmitmeyer of Minster and nephew Jason Stueve of Osgood and several nieces and nephews.
His sister-in-law Judy Ann Schweitzer passed away recently.
He was a graduate of Saint Marys Memorial High School. He was a lifelong farmer and had worked at Landmark, Streakers in Minster and Detjen Grain in Moulton as a Combine mechanic. John never knew a stranger and passed on advice to many people in regards to machinery repairs over the years. He enjoyed restoring tractors and making them look like new. John was a member of the Saint Marys Township Fire Dept, the Saint Marys Township Zoning Board, the Buzzard Baiters Flying Club and Buckeye Farm Antiques. Above all, he enjoyed farming, going to tractor shows, tractor pulls, flying his Radio Controlled Air Planes and his cat Panda.
Funeral services will be 11 AM Friday, October 29, 2021 at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville with Pastor Tom Shobe officiating. Burial will follow in the New Salem Cemetery, South of Monticello.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 PM Thursday and after 10 AM Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Marys Township Fire Dept., 10752 St. Rt. 364, Saint Marys, Ohio 45885.
Condolences may be sent to tbayliff@woh.rr.com.
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