Guy R. ‘Tookie’ Moede

Guy R. Moede passed away unexpectedly at his home in Morgan Siding, on Aug. 25, 2018, at the age of 87. Guy was born on May 9, 1931, and raised in Morgan Siding with his siblings. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean conflict. He was a proud member of the Stockbridge-Munsee Tribe, Mohican Veterans, and American Legion Post 390 in Gresham. He was also a retired member of the Boiler Makers Union 107.

Guy is survived by his daughters, Jeannie (Jack) Shilts, Oleyna (Jan) Hirthe and Theresa (Terrence) Miller; grandchildren, Guy Shilts, Josh (Justine) Moede, Shilo (Todd) Shilts, Julie (Todd) Kraus, Nicole Oviedo, Dee (Daniel) Castellanos and Tyler (Jessica) Miller; 10 great-grandchildren with one due in November. He is further survived by his siblings, William (Marion) Moede, JoAnne Welk, Meryl “Butch” Moede, Jerry Moede, Larry Moede, Ruth “Toot” Eggert, and Bert Moede Sr.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Delores (Creapeau) Moede; his parents, William and Oleyna (Miller) Moede; a sister, Joyce (Doxtator) Schultz; two brothers, Harold Moede and Allen “Wump” Moede; sister-in-law, Sonja (Johnson) Moede; and son-in-law, Jack Shilts.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Morgan Siding with the Rev. Roy Rinehard officiating. Following the services, military honors will be conducted by the Mohican Veterans and Gresham American Legion Post 390. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. at the Swedberg Funeral Home in Gresham and on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of the services at the church. Burial will be in Red Springs Cemetery.