Arthur “Art” Moore, age 76, of Pequot Lakes, MN, went to be with Jesus on June 19, 2020. After a short stay at Pierz Villa, he was transferred to St. Joseph’s Medical Center and passed away there.
Art was born on January 11, 1944 in Laurens, IA. He graduated from Spirit Lake High School in 1963 and after graduation joined the Army. He was stationed in Hawaii and attained the rank of Spec 5. After the service he moved to Minneapolis where he worked for Gresen Mfg/Parker Hannifin, a hydraulic company, for 38 years. He married his wife, Janice, on September 9, 1967. After retirement they moved to Pequot Lakes, MN and became members of Pequot Lakes Baptist Church.
Art loved fishing, hunting and sports. In high school he participated in baseball, basketball, track and football. When playing football, a newspaper article referred to him as “the running back that couldn’t be stopped.” He loved playing card games, especially 500 and Phase 10 with friends and family. Art was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed.
Art is survived by his wife, Janice Moore; daughter, Lisa Moore; son, Dale (Jen) Moore; 4 grandchildren: Abby, Connor, Joey and Sully; brother, Gary (Mirita) Moore; several nieces and nephews and many extended family members. He was preceded in death by his mother, Daphne Ralph; stepfather, Wilbur Ralph; brother, Dennis (Eleanor) Moore; sister, LaDonna Moore; and three infant siblings.
A memorial service will be 2 PM on Saturday, June 27, at Pequot Lakes Baptist Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Private family burial will be held at a later date at the Pequot Lakes Cemetery.
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