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Victor K. “Buck” Moyer, age 94 of Hamburg, IA passed away on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Payne Junction, IA.
He was born on April 17, 1920 at Gretna, NE; the son of James Ernest and Mary Edith (Bennett) Moyer. Victor joined the United States Army and served his country during WWII. He entered service in 1942 and served in various locations overseas. He was wounded in action during his service and received the Purple Heart among other various medals. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant before being honorably discharged in 1945.
He was united in marriage to Ruth Marie Nahkunst on September 23, 1942 in Rock Port, MO. After returning home from the war, he farmed in the Payne Junction area from 1947 to 1985. He also was a private pilot. He was a member of the Hamburg American Legion, the Tabor V.F.W. and the D.A.V.
He is survived by his son John Moyer and Kathy Spittler of Hamburg, IA; six grandchildren: Jennifer Moreford and husband Dave of Omaha, NE, Jared Moyer and wife Erica of Hamburg, Lisa Hellard of Hamburg, Pat Sebek and wife Kelly of Springfield, MO, John Sebek and wife Becky of Lake Cormorant, MS and Jim Moore and wife Sharon of Dudley, MO; 13 great-grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; brothers: Stanley Moyer of Nebraska City and Fay Moyer and wife Jackie of Halfway, MO; numerous nieces and nephews, other family and friends
Victor was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Moyer on June 9, 2002; a daughter Shirley Sebek on August 18, 2009; a stillborn sonhis parents; three sisters: Violet Hill, Phyllis Peeler and Toots Karas and five brothers: James, Russell, Robert, Richard and Phillip Moyer.
Military honors will be conducted jointly by the Hamburg American Legion, Sidney American Legion and the Tabor V.F.W. Posts.
Memorials may be given to the D.A.V. (Disabled American Veterans).