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Thomas Daniel Moe, 82

The Chatfield News of Chatfield, Minnesota

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Thomas Daniel Moe, 82, of Rochester passed peacefully August 19, 2015 at Cottage wood Senior Communities in Rochester.

Thomas was born on August 22, 1932 in Preston, Minnesota to Sam and Delia (Anderson) Moe. He attended schools in Preston graduating from Preston High School in 1950. Tom served in the United States Army at various locations including Ft. Lewis in Washington working with radar. His 32 year career with IBM began in January of 1957. He retired in 1989.

Tom loved fishing with friends, working with computers and was a forever "do-it-yourself guy.

Tom is survived by his wife Margaret "Peg," daughter Michelle Olejniczak & Robert Mizerka, also daughter Suzanne and Michael Welch, and son Peter and Melody Moe. Six grandchildren also survive: Krista Moe Herbst, Kevin Moe, Caitlin and Cortney Olejniczak, & Briella and Ethan Moe.

He was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather Delia and Ode Krogen, son Daniel, and daughter in law Linda Moe.

At Tom's request a private family memorial will be held at a later date.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is assisting the family with arrangements. 507-867-4310. Condolences may be shared with the family at

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Original Publication Date: August 26, 2015

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