Bernard “Barney” Moeller, 89, Jasper

Barney MoellerBernard “Barney” Moeller, 89, of Jasper, died Wednesday at Springs Valley Meadows Health Care in French Lick. He was born in Ferdinand December 30, 1925, to Leo and Veronica (Helming) Moeller. He married Catherine (Doris) Dosch September 28, 1946. She died March 4, 1993. He married Valeda Jahn July 7, 2001, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Barney Moeller was a World War II Army veteran serving with the 100th Infantry Division. He was awarded the Silver Star. He was named the Dubois County Distinguished Veteran of the Year in 2003. He retired from Kimball International where he worked in quality control for nearly 40 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Church., V.F.W. Post No. 673, American Legion Post No. 147, Jasper Knights of Columbus, Disabled American Veterans, Dubois County Museum, and the Jasper Outdoor Recreation Club. He was an avid golfer and bowler and enjoyed playing cards and doing volunteer work at the museum.

He is survived by his wife, Valeda Moeller; one son, Gary Moeller and wife Nancy, Jasper; two step-daughters, Carla Newton, Greensboro, North Carolina, and Geri Ziegler and husband Ted, Jasper; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; 15 step great-grandchildren; one great-great step granddaughter; two brothers, Dennis Moeller and wife Mary, Jasper, and Jerome Moeller and wife Camilla, Evansville, and one sister, Rose Dick, Greenwood.

In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by one step daughter, Gail Campbell, and two sisters, Rita Webber and Sr. Mary Marcellus, SP.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Dubois County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 77 will hold a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, The Dubois County Museum, St. Joseph Church, or to a favorite charity. Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Church with entombment to follow in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum. V.F.W. Post 673 will conduct military grave side rites.

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