Vail Daily obituary: Thomas Elroy Moeger, 1932-2014 |

Vail Daily obituary: Thomas Elroy Moeger, 1932-2014

Thomas Elroy Moeger, 81, died at his home in Fruita on March 31.

Tom proudly served his country in the Army as a fixed-wing and chopper pilot from 1952 to 1968 receiving an honorable discharge as first lieutenant.

In 1978, Tom and his wife, Kathy, opened G&M Insurance in Eagle, which he retired from in 1999.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen; stepsons Rocklyn (Deborah) Lamb and Nicholas Lamb, of Fruita; daughter Kathleen Ann, of Minnesota; daughter-in-law Susie Moeger, of Ohio; sister Margie (Gene) Bouley, of Minnesota; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, sister Beverly Poole, son Timothy and grandson Dustin Lamb.

Military services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction.

Contributions may be made to the Thomas Moeger Memorial Fund for his great-grandchildren at any Wells Fargo Bank.

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