|Alivin D. Moran, 77|
|Written by TRF Times|
Red Lake Falls - Alvin D. “Junior” Moran, 77, of Red Lake Falls, died on Sunday, December 4, 2005 at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Red Lake Falls.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 7, (today) at 2 p.m., at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls, with Father Tim Bushy officiating. Military honors will be provided by the American Legion Post 22 of Red Lake Falls. Casket bearers include Andy Moran, Mike Moran, Eugene Wavra Persson, Preston Persson and Bryan Moran. Interment will be held at the St. Dorothy Catholic Cemetery in Dorothy.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday only.
Alvin Darrel Moran was born November 6, 1928 in Tilden Township, Polk County, the son of the late Alvin “Kelly” and Molly (Ricke) Moran. He was raised in Red Lake County and attended rural school. He was baptized at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls. Alvin served his country during WWII in Germany serving in the Army. Following his honorable discharge Alvin returned to Red Lake Falls where he farmed and raised livestock.
In his retirement, he enjoyed putting together puzzles he also enjoyed helping the Sisters at Mount St. Benedict in the gardens which he did for many years. Alvin was a former member of St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church and served on the St. Dorothy Cemetery Board and had been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Red Lake Falls prior to his death.
Alvin is survived by his brothers Clayton (Lorraine) Moran of Red Lake Falls, and James (Angie) Moran of Australia; one sister, Dorothy Page of Erskine and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; an infant brother, Edward and brother Joseph; one sister, Margie Persson; and his step mother Cecil Moran. A00003B2005DC07