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Willa E. Moeller


August 18, 2021 | View PDF

Willa was born October 6, 1928 in Sidney, Nebraska to George and Martha ‘Moseman’ Niemann. Her childhood was spent on the farm in the Sidney area. She was confirmed on April 18, 1943. She married Donald Moeller on December 21, 1957.

They lived and worked on the farm their entire married life. In 1968 she donated a kidney to her brother Bill. Donald died on August 19, 2010 and Willa continued to live on the farm.

She always had a huge garden that she shared with friends and neighbors. She enjoyed everything Cornhusker and the KC Royals.

She loved her morning coffees with the ladies of the Hooper area and was known for her chocolate cake and her chocolate chip cookies. Willa was a former member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Hooper until it closed and she then became a member at Immanuel Lutheran Church east of Winslow.

Survivors include Sons – Sid Moeller and Mike Moller both of Hooper; Grandchildren – Robb Moeller of Omaha, Brett (fiancé Jaki Zahourek) Moeller of Hooper, Tate Moeller of Fremont, Grady Moeller of Fremont, Naiyah Farmer of Mundford, England; Sister-in-law – Janell St. Amand of Culver City, CA; nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Willa was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Peggy, sisters Elsie Schaffert, Helen Allison, Inez Noary, twin brother Bill Niemann and infant brother George Niemann.

The funeral will be 10:30am, Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Immanuel Lutheran Church east of Winslow. Burial will following in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Memorials are suggested to the Donor’s Choice. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8pm with the family present from 6-8pm at Ludvigsen’s Hooper Funeral Chapel.

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