Virgil Keith Moffit

Virgil Keith Moffit, 79, of Rochester, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at Maple Manor Health Care and Rehabilitation in Rochester.

Virgil was born April 24, 1934, to Clifton and Laura (Buchan) Moffit. He graduated from Dodge Center High School and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1954. On Dec. 4, 1954, he married Donna Kreager. Virgil worked for Mutual Service Insurance Company as an insurance adjuster. He also worked at Sullivan Children's Store and Retail Credit.

He was a member of the American Legion and Elks. Virgil coached youth sports and enjoyed playing golf and loved watching his children and grandchildren play sports.

Virgil is survived by his wife, Donna; one daughter, Debra (Rollie) Bice, of Rochester; two sons, Ron (Sue) Moffit, of Rochester and Jeffrey (DeeDee) Moffit, of Flower Mound, Texas.; six grandchildren, Tanner (Tori) Moffit, Casey (Erin) Moffit, Alison Moffit, Jack Moffit, Julia Moffit and Haley Bice; and three great-grandchildren, Sailor Moffit, Presley Moffit and Hudson Moffit.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother.

A celebration of Virgil's life will be held Saturday, Nov. 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Rochester Elks Club, 1652 Highway 52 North, in Rochester. A private family burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Dodge Center.

Memorials are preferred to the American Legion Post #92, 315 First Ave. N.W., Rochester, MN 55901.   

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Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600.

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Published in The Post-Bulletin on Nov. 28, 2013