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George David Moon

July 4, 1935 ~ February 26, 2019 (age 83)

George David Moon was born on July 4, 1935 in Tracy, Minnesota, the son of M.G. and LaVonnie (Johnson) Moon.  He graduated from West High School in Minneapolis.  In June, 1957, George enlisted into the United States Navy where he became an electronics technician.  He was honorably discharged in 1961.  He married and had three children, Don, Sally and Janice. 

In 1966 he moved back to Nelson and bought a farm.  He worked as a supervisor at the local telephone company for several years and as a farmer for forty plus years.  He married Joy O’Brien, his high school sweetheart in 1982 and together they enjoyed 37 years of marriage.  In retirement he remained active with farming, gardening, machine work and traveling.  He was on the city council, active member of the Nelson Mens Club, and president of the Nelson Cemetery Association.  George loved adventure… traveling, his motorcycle and spending time with his family, grandchildren and friends. 

On Tuesday February 26, 2019 George passed away.  He is survived by his wife Joy Moon, children Don (Jennifer), Sally, and Janice (James), stepchildren, Michael (Dottie), Jackie (Stu), and Paul, and 7 grandchildren. 

George is preceded in death by parents M.G. and LaVonnie Moon, and brother Robert Moon. 

Visitation services will be held on Monday March 4 from 4-7 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home and continue on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Nelson.  Funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. at the church.  Interment will be in the Nelson cemetery. 

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