Jon Moe Aug. 11, 1973 - Oct. 7, 2013
GLENWOOD - Jon Moe, 40, of Glenwood, died Monday, October 7, 2013, at his residence. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 19th at 2:00 pm at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Burial and military honors will be held at Sunset Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
Funeral arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo for Jon Moe.
Jon Michael Moe was born August 11, 1973 to Michael & Joyce Moe. Jon was baptized, confirmed & married at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo. While he attended school in Montevideo, at a young age he was involved in Cub Scouts and football, then graduated in 1991. After graduation, he joined the Navy for 4 years. He was stationed on the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson based out of San Diego CA. Jon became a member of the VFW Post #380 Montevideo and was also involved with the VFW in Starbuck.
Jon's interests included hunting, fishing, watching the MN Vikings and most of all spending time with family and friends. He loved doing special things for the holidays & birthdays. Labor Day party, carving pumpkins, putting up as many Christmas lights as he could find, eating big meals and just getting together to name a few. His step children, Christopher & Sam, were very special to him as well as his nephews Michael, Brady and Jacob which he enjoyed teasing.
March of 1999, Jon married Kim Holder Long. She was the love of his life. He could hardly wait to get home from work to see her and the boys. He worked at Friendship Homes, Karian Peterson as a lineman & currently worked for Key Contracting as a lineman. He always enjoyed his coworkers. Jon, Kim and the boys lived in Montevideo, Starbuck and in later years, they moved to Glenwood as they loved being by the lake.
Jon and his friends were like brothers. The boys have been friends since they were in elementary school. They always enjoyed getting together for parties, playing cards, fishing, hunting and watching the Vikings. They would do anything for each other.
When Jon came home from the service in 1995, he bought his best buddy, Bruno, a German Shepard. They were very close and Bruno was a loyal and great companion until his death.
Jon is survived by his wife, Kimberly Moe, stepsons: Christopher & Sam Long all from Glenwood and his mother-in-law Kathy Gilbertson from Starbuck. His parents, Michael & Joyce Moe of Montevideo, his sisters, Kimberly (Doug) Erickson and nephews Michael & Brady of Buffalo, and Jennifer (Kendall) Kragenbring and nephew Jacob of Becker, many Aunts/Uncles, cousins and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Cecil & Daisy Johnson and Albert "Mons" & Nellie Moe.