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Dorothy Mae Moeder 1931-2018
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Dorothy Mae Moeder 1931-2018

ELLINWOOD — Dorothy Mae Moeder, 87, of Ellinwood, passed away September 24, 2018 at Hospice House, Hutchinson.

She was born February 7, 1931 in rural Bushton, the daughter of Joseph and Rose Huslig Bieberle. 

She graduated from Bushton High School’s Class of 1949. Dorothy was a lifelong Ellinwood resident. She was a retired cook for St. Joseph Catholic School. Dorothy was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellinwood, and member of the Altar Society. Dorothy was united in marriage May 2, 1950, with Leonard J. Moeder in Bushton. He preceded her in death March 17, 2000. She is also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Clarence and Omer Bieberle; sister, Alice Jenish; and grandson, Brett Moeder. 

Survivors include her son, Mike Moeder and wife Kala, Ellinwood; daughter, Ellen Albert and husband Fred, Hutchinson; brother, Willis Bieberle, Great Bend; sister, JoAnn McGlinn, Great Bend; two grandchildren, Candice Lawellin and husband Brandon, Great Bend; and Christopher Albert and wife Arabia, Hutchinson; two great-grandchildren, Ella Lawellin and Ambrocious Albert.  

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, September 27 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellinwood with Father Terrance Klein officiating. Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ellinwood with Altar Society Rosary at 3 p.m. and parish vigil at 7 p.m. 

Burial will be at Lakin Commanche Cemetery. Memorials can be made to St. Joseph Catholic School or Hospice House, Hutchinson in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Lyons. 

Funeral arrangements provided by

Birzer Funeral Home

214 West Ave. South

Lyons, KS, 67554

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune Sept. 26, 2018