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Eugene Moyer, 90, Wausau, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was born February 22, 1928 in Merrill to Edward and Agnes (Jehn) Moyer. On February 23, 1963 he married Nancy (Jones) Ulrich at Zion Lutheran Church in Wausau.
After graduating from Valparaiso University in 1950, Eugene worked as a bookkeeper at Consolidated Papers in Wisconsin Rapids and Cox Motors in New Richmond, before finally calling Wausau home in the late 1950s. In 1991 he retired from Hoffer Glass/Marmet Corp as their Corporate Treasurer.
Eugene volunteered at and was involved with many local non-profits throughout the years including: Wausau Little League, United Way, Red Cross, Wausau Salvation Army, the Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Good News Project, McDevco, and several others, including acting as an Eagle Scout Advisor. He loved playing the piano – he also enjoyed reading, gardening, playing cards, cribbage and any kind of game or puzzle, fishing, golfing, cooking, travelling and learning. He was a proud member of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his 4 children, Keith (Deb) Ulrich, Waupaca, Sandra (Marvin) Klang, Sun Prairie, Sue Ellen (Scott) Smythurst, Hager City and Ross Moyer of Keauhou, HI; his 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Edward and his beloved bride of 51 years, Nancy.
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 3200 N. Mountain Road, Wausau. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials to any of the non-profit organizations listed above are appreciated.
Brainard Funeral Home - Everest Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at www.brainardfuneral.com
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff and residents at Applegate Terrace for the joy they brought to Eugene’s life over the past 6 months that he resided there.