Bill Moser, 86, Lime Springs

--obit-moser-colWalter William “Bill” Moser, age 86 of Lime Springs, Iowa died Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, Iowa.
Bill was born on July 12, 1927 at Northwood, Iowa to Walter Lester and Margaret (Aulwes) Moser. Bill served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953, including basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. and was deployed to Frankfurt, Germany. He married Elaine Ruth Johnson on May 4, 1951. Bill was a life-long farmer, who farmed a Century Farm in Howard County, Iowa. He was a long-time member of Saetersdal Lutheran Church and a member of American Legion Post 545.

Bill is survived by his wife, Elaine of Lime Springs; a daughter, Peggy (Drew) Flathmann of North Oaks, Minn.; a son, John Moser of Lime Springs; a granddaughter, Lisa (Eric) Mahr; a grandson, Reed (Erin) Flathmann; three great-granddaughters, Alli, Audrey and Avery Mahr; his siblings, Dean “Bud” (Shirley) Moser, Marjorie “Motsy” Mohlis and Louise “Snookie” Meyer; Elaine’s sisters, Kathleen (Kenny) Rigdon, LaVonne (Stan) Biel, Bev (Bob) Warnke; and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Ruth Moser, Bob (Marcie) Moser, Phyllis (Harold “Hoop”) Steinmetz and Jeff Moser; and a brother-in-law, Paul Mohlis.

Memorials may be directed to Howard County Cancer (HoCA), Howard County Community Hospice or the Saetersdal Cemetery.
Memorial services were held April 13 at Saetersdal Lutheran Church, Inurnment with Military Rites followed at Saetersdal Cemetery. Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco is assisting the family.

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