Luella Mae Moe, 80

Published 9:45 am Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Luella Mae Moe, 80, of Austin, died Monday evening Aug. 22, 2011, at Our House Assisted Living.

Luella Moe

Luella Mae Jordan was born April 6, 1931, to George and Henrietta (Walk) Jordan in Mitchell County, Iowa. She attended country school and graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1949. On Dec. 17, 1950, Luella married Marvin Moe at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Ansgar, Iowa, after which they moved to Austin. Luella was a homemaker who enjoyed art, music, needlework, knitting, crocheting and gardening, especially her flowers. She also liked to draw and paint. Later in life, she took Art classes at Riverland Community College. She belonged to the Homemaker’s Club and was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir, at weddings and funerals, and performed duets with her husband, Marv.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin of Austin; four children, Dennis (Lee) Moe of Farmington, Minn., Dale (Jennifer) Moe of Northwood, Iowa, Cynthia (Edwin) Frank of Dexter, Minn., Alan (Kimberly) Moe of Savage, Minn.; six grandchildren, Reverend Timothy (Sandra) Frank, Christopher Moe, Kayla Moe, Collin Moe, Joshua Moe, Adam Moe; one great grandchild, Samuel Frank.

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She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday Aug. 26, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Austin with Rev. Tom Ogilvie officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at St. Ansgar City Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at