Jerome D. "Jerry" Moeller

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FORT LORAMIE - Jerome "Jerry" D. Moeller, 87, of Ohio 66, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes at his residence late Saturday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2013.

He was born July 21, 1926, in St. Wendelin, to Daniel and Henrietta (Stammen) Moeller. On June 25, 1947, at St. Bernard Church in Burkettsville, Jerry married Armella "Mick" (Rindler) Moeller who survives.

Also surviving are four children, Shirly Ann and James Suchland, of New Bremen, Dennis Moeller, of Sidney, Wayne Moeller, of Fort Loramie, and Dale and Dee Moeller, of Indianapolis, Ind.; four grandchildren, Dan (Kristel) and Bartt (Michelle) Suchland, Adam and Josh Moeller; four great-grandchildren, Logan, Will, Grace and Dryden Suchland; six siblings, Andrew Moeller, of Burkettsville, Thomas and Mary Moeller, of Minster, Mary Lou Eilerman, of North Star, Joan Eilerman, of North Star, James and Esther Moeller, of Springfield, Susan and LeRoy Unrast, of Willcox, Ark.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lucille and Albert Hoelscher, of Fort Loramie, and Melvin and Luella Rindler, of Montezuma.

He was preceded in death by both parents; one son, Randy Moeller; a brother, Algar and Velma Moeller; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Viola Moeller, Bernard and Alfred Eilerman, Cletus and Delores Rindler, and Arthur and Alvina Rindler. Mr. Moeller was a 1944 graduate of St. Henry High School.

A World War II U.S. Navy veteran, Jerry served as seaman 1st class SV6 US NR. He retired from Wayne Trail Technologies of Fort Loramie in 1993. Previously he had worked for G&G Tool in Sidney. He was a member of Only Believe Ministries in Botkins and the New Bremen American Legion Post No. 241.

Jerry enjoyed social visiting and had never known a stranger. He also enjoyed walking the dog, hunting and fishing. Jerry had a hobby of building fish scalers; some are even used across the world.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie with Pastor Ed Ingrahm presiding. Interment will follow at German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen with full military honors by the American Legion Firing Squad. Friends may call Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday 9 to 10 a.m. at Gehret Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Only Believe Ministries Missions or charity of donor's choice. Condolences may be expressed at


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Published in Sidney Daily News on Sept. 22, 2013
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