KEARNEY — Daniel Lynn Moats, 62, of Kearney died Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Kearney with the Revs. Paul Colling and Jose Chavez officiating. Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery in Elm Creek with military honors by the Nebraska National Guard Honors Team in conjunction with Elm Creek American Legion Post 316.
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the church with a vigil/prayer service at 5 p.m.
O’Brien Straatmann Redinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born Nov. 26, 1951, in Kearney to Charles and Phyllis (Sternburg) Moats.
On June 12, 1976, he married Sandra Ress in Lincoln. She preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughter, Angela Bauer and her husband, Ryan, of Reading, Pa.; son, Eric Moats and his wife, Brooke, of Kearney; daughter, Jennifer Murphy of Lincoln; grandchildren, Jarrett, Nathan, Nicholas, Logan, Leah, Karli, Daniel, Chase and Andrew; great-grandchildren, Cassidy and Daniel; sister, Charlene Lueck and her husband, Fred, of Junction City, Kan.; brothers, Bruce Moats and his wife, Charlene, of Weeping Water, Dave Moats of North Platte and Jim Moats and his wife, Anne of Elm Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He received his education at Elm Creek High School and graduated in 1971. Daniel served in the U.S. Army from 1971 until his honorable discharge in 1973.
Daniel was a longtime employee of West Pharmaceuticals. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church and a past member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Daniel enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials are suggested to the family for future designation.
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