The Rev. Thomas Moe, 56, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at CGH Medical Center. He was a pastor for the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church.|
Born Sept.13, 1956, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Virginia (Adee) Moe. Thomas married Jean E. Hewitt on July 7, 1979 at Pierce Community United Methodist Church in Maple Park.
Survivors include his wife Jean; daughter, Sara Moe of Mount Morris; and son, Andrew (Heidi) Moe of Aurora.
A graduate of Waterman High School in1974, he went on to graduate from Northern Illinois University in 1979 and finished his Masters of Divinity at Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern University in 1986.
Tom has served churches for 30 years including churches in Millington, Esmond, East Jordon, Milledgeville, Dixon, Savanna and Rock Falls.
Tom was a fond lover of golf, family camping vacations, theater, music and cheering on his NIU Huskies and Northwestern Wildcats.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Grace United Methodist Church in Dixon with Rev. Larry Thompson and Rev. C. William Landis co-officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded.
A memorial has been established.
Condolences may be sent to www.schillingfuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Jan. 19, 2013