Our beloved "Werner B." passed away on May 21, 1998 after a valiant battle with cancer.
Werner Berthold Johannes Moeller was born March 24, 1921 in Erfurt, Germany to Arthur Karl Alwin and Johanna Marie Hedwig Stoll. The family emigrated to the United States in February 1929.Werner married Grace Marie Hodgson on June 18, 1947 in the Salt Lake Temple. Together they raised a wonderful family of five children. Grace passed away on May 21, 1993. Werner married Hannie Meister Morgan on January 19, 1995. This marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple a few months later.
As an active member of the LDS Church, Werner served valiantly in many positions, including bishoprics, stake high council, and member of the stake presidency in the Salt Lake Cannon Stake. Werner loved his work as an ordinance worker in the Salt Lake Temple. He served his community by serving with the Neighborhood Watch program. He filled an LDS Mission to the Western States, after which he served honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II. Werner earned his living as a bookkeeper and accountant. He retired from U & I Sugar Company after more than 20 years of service. Werner loved and supported all of his children in their many endeavors and worked alongside them. His was a gentle and giving heart. His hobbies included woodworking, gardening, and building models. He enjoyed "inventing" things to simplify tasks and was a great handyman around the house. "You've really spoiled me, Werner. Thank you for your love and devotion."
Werner is survived by his wife, Hannie; and 10 children from the combined families: Douglas (Annetta) Moeller; Gary (Lisa) Moeller, Midway; Thomas (Lisa) Moeller; Deborah (Tom) Rueckert; LuAnn (Ken) Williams; Corie (Dick) Reed; Todd (Pam) Morgan, Vero Beach, Florida; Chris (Jeanette) Morgan; April (Loren) Wyatt; Heather Morgan; 35 grandchildren. Werner is also survived by two sisters, Edith (Louis) Cardon; Ruth (Karl-Heinz) Sent, Apache Junction, Arizona; an uncle, Curt Stoll; mother-in-law, Mabel Meister; Hannie's brothers and sisters; many nieces and nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, May 27, 1998 in the Cannon 8th Ward, 1172 South Glendale Drive. Friends may call at the Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 South Highland Drive, on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and at the ward on Wednesday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment Redwood Memorial Estates.
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