Everett W. MoellerJuly 26, 1944 ~ June 27, 2017 (age 72)
Everett W. Moeller, age 72, of Peotone, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Franciscan St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields following a lengthy illness.
He was born on July 26, 1944 in Chicago Heights, the son of the late Louis and Ella (Pansa) Moeller. He began his career as an agriculture teacher at Ridgefarm High School and then went on to teach agriculture at Beecher High School until his retirement. He also worked as a school bus driver for the Beecher School District for many years. Most recently he was a seed sales representative for Beck’s and Golden Harvest Seed Companies. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Crete where he was a past Elder. He was a past director of the Will County Soil and Water District and a member of the Will County Farm Bureau where he was active in Ag in the Classroom, a program introducing younger students to agriculture. He also enjoyed fishing, taking many trips to Wisconsin and Canada. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family. Many people commented that he had a laugh that was memorable.
Everett is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie (Fette) Moeller who he married on July 1, 1967 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Beecher. This year would have marked the 50th year of their marriage. He is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Tina (Michael) Perkins of Millbrook, IL and Tracy (Franc) Martinez of Racine, WI; four grandchildren, Tyler and Zachary Perkins and Victoria and Nicolas Martinez; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim (Elaine) Moeller and Gerald (Lori) Moeller all of Crete; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, July 1 at Zion Lutheran Church, 1610 Main St., Crete, IL 60417 from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church in Crete on Saturday, July 1 at 11:30 a.m., Pastor Lon Kuether officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Zion Lutheran Church or the family’s wishes would be appreciated.