P. James Moeller, age 100, died on April 24, 2022 in Lansing, Michigan.
He was born November 27, 1921 in New Bremen, Ohio, the son of Raymond and Alfreida (Vornholt) Moeller. Preceding him in death are wife Verneda (Dammeyer) Moeller; siblings Louise Hay of New Bremen, Ohio; Pauline Dunham of Lansing, Michigan; Thomas Moeller of New Bremen, Ohio and Jack Moeller of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jim is survived by his wife of 27 years Patricia (Cushman) Moeller of Lansing, Michigan.
They spent their years together traveling the world and wintering in Orange Beach, Alabama where they helped start the Ohio Snowbird Club where he was elected the first president. Also surviving are his step-daughter Camilla (Eric) VanGilder of Williamston, Michigan; step-grandson Jason (Sarah) McNamara and their children Jack and Henry of Ada, Michigan, and many nieces and nephews scattered around the country. Jim graduated from New Bremen High School in 1939 and attended Ohio State University until he enlisted in the Air Force where he served in the Signal Corp during World War II from 1943 to 1945. He was employed at Stamco, a division of Monarch Machine and Tool Company as a Production Control Manager for 42 years. After retiring in 1983, he began to sell life insurance full time for Leugers Insurance Co., Maria Stein, Ohio. Jim sold his last policy at age 83, and was a member of The Presidents Club. Jim also enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, dancing and playing cards. Jim was a member of OSU Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, the American Legion Post 241 and St. Paul United Church of Christ, both in New Bremen. He also served as a member of the New Bremen Village Council for 7 years and was a member of the Board of Directors of the First National Bank of New Bremen for 10 years.
Graveside interment services will be held in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen, Ohio at 11:00 a.m Friday May 6, 2022; Reverend Becky Erb Strang officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the following organizations: St. Paul’s United Church of Christ; New Bremen, Ohio (www.stpaulnb.org) Hospice of Lansing; Lansing, Michigan (www.hospiceoflansing.org) . Private condolences and favorite memories can be shared with the family at www.palmerbush.com