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Shirley H. Moeckel

August 30, 1929 — January 28, 2017

Shirley H. Moeckel, 87, of Waterloo, IL, died January 28, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. He was born August 30, 1929, in Jacob, IL.

    He is survived by his wife Hazel P. Moeckel (nee McGill); daughter Kim (Mark) Moeckel-Arbeiter; sons Herbert (Kathy) Moeckel & Jon (Blaire) Moeckel; grandson Max Moeckel-Arbeiter; foster grandson Chase; Gage Moeckel, Gavin Moeckel, & Grant Moeckel; sister Janice Bright; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; & cousins.

    He is preceded in death by his parents Herbert G. & Stella S. (nee Bellmann) Moeckel; brother Dr. Russell J. (Loretta) Moeckel; & brother-in-law Dr. JC Bright.

    Shirley graduated Gorham High School in 1947, he worked for his father on the farm and in the family tavern from 1947-1950, served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1955, and started his career as a farmer and business owner in 1956. Shirley served 15 years on Twin County Service Co., 1 year on Board of Directors, 9 years as Vice President, & 5 years as President; served as Director of Jackson County Farm Bureau Board; Director of Illinois Grain Corp. Board, until merger with FS Growmark; director of First National Bank Board of Gorham; presently, President of KHJ Inc. - buying and selling of farms and commercial land and investments. He was a member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jacob, IL; current member of Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo, IL; life member of the VFW; life member of the American Legion; & life member of the USAFSS (FTVA).

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo, IL, Christ Lutheran Church - Jacob, IL,
VFW - Waterloo, American Legion - Waterloo, or Donor's Choice

Visitation:
    9 AM until time of service Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church
      
Funeral:
    11 AM Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
        Pastor Tony Troup officiating
    Interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

9:00 - 10:50am (Central time)

Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL

5765 Maeystown Rd, Waterloo, IL 62298

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Immanuel Lutheran Church

522 S Church St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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