Earl Ernst Moser passed away peacefully in his sleep, early Saturday morning on April 5, 2014. He was born on Feb. 15, 1924 in Hollenberg, Kan., the only child of John and Clara Moser.
He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Diller. He grew up on a farm and graduated from Hollenberg High School.
On July of 1943 he began his service in the Army and was stationed in California, Colorado and Maryland. He traveled overseas on the Queen Elizabeth to South Hampton, England. He then traveled by a channel boat to Le Harve, France. He was wounded in the Battle of the Bulge and was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star. He then traveled back to the United States on the Liberty Ship to New York. He was discharged from duty at Camp Chaffee, Ark. in July of 1946.
He married Esther Lucking on Sept. 22, 1946 and to this union three children were born Michael, James and Sharon.