In loving memory of

Helen Lavina Moe
August 1, 1932 - April 11, 2023

On Tuesday evening, April 11, 2023 Helen L Moe took her last breath on earth. She now rests in Jesus' arms out of pain.

Helen was born to Marvin and Agnes Mewhorter on August 1,1932 at St Mary's Hospital. She graduated from Rochester High School in June 1951 and 3 days later married the love of her life Luverne Moe. They were blessed with 3 daughters: Nancy (Larry) Fransen, Jane Brooks, and Pamela (Jay) Stables. Family life kept Helen busy in addition to several part-time jobs her latest being her most enjoyable with Trachsel Dental Lab.

After retiring Helen & Luverne enjoyed rv'ing and wintering in AZ. Helen's spare time was filled with Senior Citizen Trips, Red Hat Club, Cross Stitching and most definitely her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Jane, her parents, her sister and brother in law Betty & Keith Felt, her brother & sister in law Marvin & Beverly Mewhorter, and her son in law Jay Stables.

She is survived by and will be greatly missed by her daughters and their families including 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 3 great -great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 21, 2023 at Bethel Lutheran Church (810 3rd Ave SE Rochester, Mn) with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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Diana Moe wrote on Apr 15, 2023:

"Uncle Luverne, Nancy, Pam, and families: We are so sorry for Aunt Helen's passing. May the Lord fill you will his love and peace during this time of grief. Much love to you all. - Rusty and Diana Moe"

Terri Drees wrote on Apr 14, 2023:

"So very sorry to hear your mother's passing Pam! Much Sympathy to you and your family. -Terri (Haywood) Drees"