Delphys (Del) Wayne Moe

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October 2, 1932 ~ March 20, 2018

Delphys (Del) Wayne Moe 85, of Sioux Falls, SD, joined his loving father Jesus Christ, March 20, 2018, at his home with his family present after a lengthy illness.

Memorial services will be 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Eastside Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, followed by Full Military Rites, and with family present afterwards.

Del was born October 2, 1932, to Alfred and Josephine (Jacobson) Moe of rural Rothsay, MN. He was the youngest of 12 children. He married Ramona Reed German, December 15, 1956. Together they raised 6 children. Del drove truck over the road and worked for John Morrell for 26 years. He owned and operated trucks leased to MCT for years. After retiring from John Morrell, he drove truck over the road for several years and then drove tanker trucks for the City of Sioux Falls Landfill, until his formal retirement in October 2016.

Not only did Del work hard, he played hard. He enjoyed hunting deer, elk, pheasant, geese and duck. He loved fishing for walleye in the summer and would always join the family in a game of croquet or bean bags. His love for fireworks on the 4th of July was shared by all. The family always enjoyed a game of cards with Del. He was an avid Packers fan. Del enjoyed NASCAR and a good John Wayne movie or Gun Smoke on TV.

Del is survived by his loving wife Ramona, Sioux Falls; 2 sons, Ron (Pam) German, Howard, SD, Doug (Jayne) Moe, Brandon; 3 daughters, Carol (Johnny) Grimsrud, Andover, Diana (Wayne) Shotwell, Sioux Falls and Cindy (Lance) Wollmann, Hartford, SD; one daughter-in-law, Cathy Moe, Sioux Falls; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Del was preceded in death by one son, Bernard (Butch) Moe; one grandson, Grant Dupuy; and son-in-law, Rodney (Rod) Selken.

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  • Sara Rowley says:

    Diana, I am sorry for your loss for both you and your family.

  • Tara says:

    I’. sorry for your family’s loss. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. You have my condolences.

  • Debbie says:

    My mom Shirley Listul spoke so highly of him. She said now my grandparents have all their children together with them again. Must be quite a heavenly reunion! He looked so much like his sister, Alice, my grandmother. Can sure tell they are siblings. May he rest in peace! Wish we could take my parents to the memorial service but they are predicting two winter storms in the Fargo area starting Friday. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. I have a picture of my grandma Alice with her 8 siblings on one of my coffee tables. It is a very old picture and one I cherish. God bless you all! Debbie (Listul) Schulz

  • Jerry moe says:

    He is with his brothers and sisters up there. Probably playing cribbage. Love ya Del.

  • rod schuldt says:

    Del was such a nice guy. I always enjoyed talking to him, whether it was when he was dumping his tanker or out at the river. The earth will miss him dearly, but he is an awesome addition to Heaven.

  • Rod & Joy Hohn says:

    Cindy, Lance, Doug, Jayne and Family ~ We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father.

    Keeping you in our thoughts and lifting you up in prayer. God Bless.

    Our Deepest Sympathies ~

    Rod, Joy, Noah and Camille Hohn

    Earle and Connie Geide

  • Tim Fisher says:

    Doug and Jayne and Families.. sending my condolences on the loss of Del…I’ll keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Tim

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