MOE, Donovan Arthur
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Donovan Arthur Moe, age 78, passed away at Northside Cherokee Hospital in Canton, GA on December 29, 2012. Born in Morris, Minnesota to Oscar and Violet Roberts Moe, Donovan attended Augsburg College and achieved two Bachelor of Science Degrees later from both Moorehead State and Concordia Colleges of Minnesota where he sang in both choirs. He taught music at a high school in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, later having a long career in the insurance field, retiring as an executive in administration from the Fortis Group. With a lifelong love of music, he was a longtime member of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A., The Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in American. Donovan last sang with the Big Chicken Chorus of Marietta, GA. Previously, he sang with and for a time directed the Stone Mountain Chorus of that city in Georgia. He participated in multiple District, Regional, and International competitions, both in choruses and in quartets. Don was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Carol Larson of Cleveland, Ohio. Survivors include his partner and companion of 16 years, Brenda Daly, his sons, Daniel Nathan Moe, of Mukilteo, WA, William Donovan Moe of Duluth, GA, and Alan Jonathan Moe of Seattle, WA, brother David Moe of Sun City, CA, sister Dorothy Devick of Bloomington, MN, sister Carolyn Pederson of Richmond, TX, five grandchildren, and multiple nieces and nephews. Donovan will be remembered for his genuine kindness. Memorial Services will be held at the Lake Arrowhead Chapel, 1218 Lake Arrowhead Drive, Waleska, GA on January 12, 2013 at 3 p.m. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lake Arrowhead Chapel or to the Lakota Boys and Girls of St. Joseph’s Indian School, P.O. Box 100, Chamberlain, SD 57321. Arrangements are under the direction of SouthCare Cremation and Funeral Society of Marietta. (770)-420-5557.
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