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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Larry J. Moldan

  • Larry J. Moldan, age 55, of Sleepy Eye, died on July 7, 2013, at Sleepy Eye Care Center.
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  • Larry J. Moldan, age 55, of Sleepy Eye, died on July 7, 2013, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye, and will continue on Wednesday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral. Funeral Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the Home Cemetery, in Sleepy Eye at a later date. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
    Larry was born on December 25, 1957 in Sleepy Eye, the son of Engelbert and Evelyn (Mickelson) Moldan. He grew up in Sleepy Eye and graduated from Sleepy Eye Public High School in 1977. Larry attended Mankato Area Vo-Tech for a couple of years receiving education in Refrigeration, Heating and Appliance Repair. After completing his schooling he worked at Dan's Appliance and the Holiday Inn in Fairmont, later returning to Sleepy Eye and working at Anderson Custom Processing. Larry married Ruth Burrows on June 23, 1990 in Fairmont. The couple made their home in Sleepy Eye where Larry worked for Mathiowetz Construction until 2011. Larry enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling, collecting agates and coins, repairing appliances and traveling to the boundary waters.
    He is survived by his wife, Ruth Moldan; son, Joseph Lee III of Sleepy Eye; daughter, Anedra Lee of Minnetonka; grandson, Joseph IV; brothers, Norbert (Judy) of S.D., David (Suzanne) of Sleepy Eye, Leo (Theresa) of Sleepy Eye, Leon (Joanie) of Little Canada, Richard (Shauna) of Sleepy Eye, Glen (Lisa) of New Ulm; sisters, LeAnn Schewe of Sleepy Eye, JoAnn (Leland "Pete") Oleson of Sleepy Eye, Donna (Mark) Konz of Sleepy Eye, Mary Rost of Sleepy Eye, Tammy (Dan) Windschitl of New Ulm; and sister-in-law, Susan Moldan. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and brothers- and sisters-in-law.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Engelbert Moldan; mother and step-father, Evelyn (Moldan) and Clarence Mathiowetz; brothers, Thomas (Juline) and Raymond; mother-in-law, Eileen Burrows; and brother-in-law, Mike Schewe.

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