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Obituary of John S. Moller
John S. Moller passed away January 27, 2020, in University Place, Washington. He was born October 6, 1925 to Fredrick Moller and Aslaug Minora Moe Moller in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. A resident of Federal Way for 30 years, John also lived in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada; Vancouver, British Columbia (1948-1968); and Dekalb, Illinois (1968-1989).
John graduated from Montreal High School. He married Geraldine Hamel on August 9, 1947 in Montreal; she passed away July 16, 1999.
Professionally, John was a car accountant for B.C. Hydro in Vancouver, B.C. (1948-1968), and financial advisor for AAL (Thrivent Financial) in Dekalb, Illinois (1969-1989). He retired in 1989 and settled in Federal Way.
John played hockey and baseball in his youth. He was a true Montreal Canadian Fan from the start. He enjoyed baseball, scoring the World Series games from 1943 to 2016. He also loved reading and music, having a great library for both; he was a die-hard jazz fan and a member of the Book of the Month club. He liked to dabble in writing, as well. In addition, he was a member of Vancouver Jazz Society; he would write articles in the newsletter Sharps & Flats, interviewing many of the performing musicians.
John was always an active guy, and stayed sharp to the very end. He also had strong religious beliefs and was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Federal Way.
He is survived by his daughter, Lois V. Barshinger; two nieces; and two nephews.
Graveside services will be held Friday, February 14, 2020, 10:30 a.m. at Bonney Watson Cemetery, 16445 International Blvd., SeaTac, WA 98188. Please arrive at approximately 10:00 a.m.
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