After a hard-fought battle with lung cancer, Bill passed away on February 23rd at the VA Hospital in Fargo, ND, surrounded by his family.
Bill was born August 16th, 1943 in Pelican Rapids, MN, the son of Elmer and Inga (Beiningen) Moberg. Bill was baptized at Ringsaker Lutheran Church and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids, MN. Bill attended country school in District #108 and later attended Pelican Rapids High School. In December of 1961, Bill enlisted with the United States Army and proudly served his country overseas in Germany. Bill was honorably discharged in December of 1964. On February 12th, 1966, Bill was united in marriage to Cheryl Jacobson at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids and just recently celebrated their 52nd wedding anniversary. They resided in Lida Township for 44 years.
Throughout his career, Bill worked many different jobs. Bill owned and operated Bill’s Amoco Service in Pelican Rapids. In his retirement years, Bill began driving school bus for Christianson Bus Services in Pelican Rapids.
Bill loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, and taking every opportunity to attend their sporting activities and horse shows. Bill enjoyed working in his shop and outdoors. He was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
Bill will be greatly missed by his wife Cheryl, three daughters and one son: Julie (Cy) Field of Detroit Lakes, Allen (Sandi) Moberg of Roseau, Denise Moberg of Pelican Rapids, and Teresa (Casey) Hagerty of Vergas, eleven grandchildren: Matthew Blanchard, Melissa (Kurt) Thornton, Nathan and Jenna Field, Tyler Brunell, Aaron Moberg, Crystal and Jesse Helgeson, Kelsey, Lindsay and Mason Hagerty, one great-grandchild: Reed Tollefson, sister: Darlene Ebersviller of Vergas, brother: Donald Moberg of Perham, and many nieces and nephews.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents: Elmer and Inga Moberg, brothers: Claude, Adolph, and Myron Moberg, sister-in-laws: Marian Moberg, Gladys Moberg, Marlene Moberg, and Bernadine Moberg, brother-in-law: Leroy Ebersviller, and three nephews and one niece.
Memorial services will be 11:00 am, Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church, Franklin Lake Road, Pelican Rapids, MN with Pastor Dale Pepelnjak and VA Chaplin Obie Madison Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the memorial service.
The Moberg family wishes to thank the VA Hospital and Hospice, the doctors, and the medical staff for their wonderful care and support during Bill’s struggle with lung cancer.