Pastor Dean Robert Moberg, 64, of Burlington died at 10:05 a.m. Monday, February 15, 2016, at his home.
Born September 22, 1951 in San Diego, California he was the son of Robert Gilmore, Wendell Stewart, Jacob Miller, Wayne Moberg and Keitha Mae (Edwards) Miller. On April 28, 1973 he married Jeri L. Diercks in Burlington.
Pastor Dean was a sailor, railroad machinist and a man of God. He was a lifelong Burlington resident and retired as minister of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Donnellson this year. He had previously pastored at St. Paul United Church of Christ in West Burlington. He was a 1969 graduate of Burlington High School and a Vietnam Navy veteran.
Pastor Dean was a charter member of SE Iowa Astronomy Club, a longtime member of the United Church of Christ denomination, longtime volunteer for Toys for Tots, a CROP WALK volunteer and walker and former member of Civil Air Patrol. Pastor Dean was a "Rock & Roller" from wayback!! He played keyboard and guitar in several local bands. He was a Red Green fanatic.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Jeri Moberg of Burlington; one son, Robert Alan (Trisha Marie) Moberg of Burlington; one daughter, Kendra Louise Moberg of Burlington; three grandchildren, Alexis, Hunter and Jaiden Stuart all of Burlington; one brother, Mitchell W. (Lisa) Moberg of Phillipsburg, New Jersey; four sisters, Lynne K. (Steven) Sheese of Moline, Illinois, Shelley M. (Bill) Marlin of Fort Madison, Laurel Gilmore of Ramona, California and Tracey Gilmore of Tacoma, Washington; mother-in-law, Bonnie Diercks of Burlington; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father, two sisters, grandparents, two nephews, Carl Mundt and Cody Norton and father-in-law.
Friends may call from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, February 19th, at Lunning Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. The Burlington Area Veterans Honor Guard will conduct Military Rites at 7 p.m.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials have been established for Toys for Tots, Shriners Children's Hospital and Shannondale Community Center of Shannondale, Missouri.
Cremation has been entrusted to Lunning Chapel.
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