Valera E. Moeller age 92, of Scribner passed away Wednesday December 6th at the Hooper Care Center in Hooper.
Funeral will be Monday, December 11th at 11am at United Lutheran Church in Scribner. The Rev. Dr. Nicki McIntyre will officiate. Burial will follow in the Scribner Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday at Ludvigsen’s Scribner Funeral Chapel from 2pm to 6pm with the family present from 2-4pm.
Valera was born July 2, 1925 on a farm north of Scribner to Herman and Grace ‘Wooldrik’ Hasemann where she grew up. She was baptized on September 5, 1925 at St. Paul’s of Hooper by Rev. H. Rhode, confirmed at St. Paul’s on August 28th 1938 by Rev. Hugo Welchert. She attended Rural School 35 for 8 years and graduated from Scribner High School on May 21, 1942. She attended Wayne State College for 1 year. She then worked as price clerk at the rationing board, when it closed in 1945 she then worked at the County Treasurers office in Fremont, then returned to Scribner and worked at the Farmers State Bank. She also worked at the telephone office in Scribner as a bookkeeper. In 1960 she began working at Lamberty’s Variety Store until it closed in 1999. She also was needlework superintendent for the Dodge County Fair for 25 years and was honored by being the grand marshal in the Parade in 2009. She was a 4H leader for 9 years. She volunteered for about 40 years for the Scribner Blood mobile, and cleaned church at United for 25 years.
In 1949 on February 20, she was married to Glenville Moeller at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church by Rev. Hugo Welchert. While a member at St. Paul’s she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir for many years. She is a present member of United Lutheran Church in Scribner. She was a member of the Scribner Junior’s club, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for over 50 years. She was also a member of the Ladies group of United for about 50 years.
Valera loved to spend time with her daughters and spouses, sewing, quilting, baking, gardening, especially baking with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and gathering with her siblings to eat and play cards.
Family was her first love.
Daughter – Marilyn (Jack) Robart of Fremont
Son-in-law – Ronald Lear of Lincoln
Grandchildren – Veronica Lear (and friend Neal Brigner) of California
Nikole Smutz of Scribner
Lyndsie (Michael) Mullin of Lincoln
Jared Robart (and friend Aura Dewolfe) of Fremont
Justin Robart (and friend Diana Lessner) of Fremont
5 precious great grandchildren – Natalie Robart; Payton, Madison and Jaxon Smutz, and Allissa Mullin.
Sister – Audrey (Leonard) Meyer of Scribner
Sister-in-law – Anita Hasemann of Fremont
Sister-in-law – Lois Hasemann of Scribner
Valera was preceded in death by her husband Glenville, her parents, daughter Sherilyn Lear and a grandson Matthew Lear, and two brothers Delwyn and Wylene.
Memorials are suggested to the Scribner Volunteer Rescue, Scribner Volunteer Fire, United Lutheran Church and Make-a-wish.