Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Death Notices

April 25, 2014

Lois Moeller

Lois L. Moeller, 89, of Altamont, went to heaven at 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Lutheran Care Center, Altamont.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Effingham, with the Rev. Ted Gall and the Rev. Earl Brown officiating. Burial will be in Arborcrest Memorial Park, rural Effingham. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Heart to Heart program at Lutheran Care Center or St. John’s Lutheran Church Food Bank. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonandsonsfh.com.

Lois was born on Nov. 25, 1924, in Strasburg, the daughter of Edward and Emma (Lading) Pfeiffer. She married William Jackson on Jan. 10, 1946, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 1974. Lois married Roland Moeller on Sept. 20, 1975, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1999.

Lois was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Strasburg. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church of Effingham, Ladies Aid, Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and AAL branch secretary in Effingham. She volunteered at Lutheran Care Center. She also was a 25 year member of St. John’s Braille Center and helped with E.A.S.T.E.R. at St. John’s for 15 years. She was employed by Effingham Unit 40 for 25 years.

She loved her family and spent time with them, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved baking her special sugar cookies, playing games and sending bouquets of flowers home with them. She believed that God was the answer to all of life’s hard times and that prayer was the key to open any door. She loved her family and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her sons, John (Marla) Jackson, Jim (Teresa) Jackson, Gene (Nina) Jackson and Gerald (Nancy) Jackson, all of Effingham; daughters, Susan (John) Meinhart of Dieterich and Janet Nitzsche of Tallahassee, Fla.; grandchildren, Bruce Storm of Tallahassee, Fla., Angie (Wayne) Watkins of Hoffman, Lori (Matt) Spears of San Antonio, Texas, Jill (Brian) Ruholl of Teutopolis, Jodi Jackson and James R. Jackson, both of Effingham, Johnny (Nancy) Meinhart of Teutopolis, Tammy (Joe) Zweeres of Morris, Casey (Wendy) Meinhart of Newton, Todd (Jen) Meinhart of Dieterich, Brian (Meghan) Jackson of Kirkwood, Mo., Brandon (Meredith) Jackson of St. Louis, Lisa (Clint) Reardon of Effingham, Justin (Amanda) Jackson of Altamont, and Nicole (Matt) Thorseth of Westminster, Mass.; 27 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Yvonne) Pfeiffer of Strasburg; nephew, Mike Pfeiffer of Strasburg; and niece, Cheryl (Chris) Jansen of Decatur.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Maurice Pfeiffer; sister, Wilma Pfeiffer; son, Joel Jackson; and grandson, Rodney Meinhart.

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