Gayle Ann Moe (51) of Hartford, SD, died April 8th in her home.
Gayle was born on February 18th, 1962, to Gerald and Kaye Moe of Arlington, SD. She grew up on the family farm south of Arlington and graduated from Arlington High School in 1980. She attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, and Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. Gayle moved to Los Angeles, CA, where she was general manager at Virgilio's Italian restaurant. She returned to South Dakota and ran her own business, Artistic Creations Connection, for some time. Gayle later made her residence in Hartford, SD, where she continued to battle health issues related to her all-consuming eating disorder. Some of the things Gayle enjoyed most in life were writing poetry, reading, spending time with her family, photography, music, and tending to her garden. Gayle was a great listener and loved to share her deep thoughts with friends and family.
She is survived by her parents, Gerald and Kaye Moe of Arlington; one brother, Greg (Donna) Moe of New Richland, MN; three sisters, Korlyn (Paul) Casper of Lake Preston, Kris (Mike) Pederson of Lewistown, MT, and Geri (Matt) Thorn of Brookings; 14 nieces and nephews, several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Her maternal and paternal grandparents preceded her in death.
Funeral services for Gayle Ann Moe will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Trinity Lultheran Church in Arlington with Pastor Jeff Hansen officiating, burial will be in the Arlington City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Johnson-Henry Funeral Home in Arlington.