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Darrell Moats

August 18, 1969 — January 29, 2016

Darrell Moats

Darrell D. Moats, age 46, of Henning, died suddenly Friday, January 29, 2016, at his home.
Memorial Services are 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Parkers Prairie with Rev. Kirk Lee officiating. Music is provided by organist, Gloria Hollatz.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the church.

Darrell Dean Moats was born on August 18, 1969, to David and Alice (Wolske) Moats in Brainerd. He was baptized in Minneapolis and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church. He attended school in Anoka and Parkers Prairie. Following his education he worked in roofing and seal coating driveways. He owned his own auto body shop where he repaired and painted cars, beautifully, which was his passion. Darrell was known as jack-of-all-trades. Darrell met the love of his life, Michelle Hansen, 27 years ago. They were united in marriage on April 28, 2007, at Immanuel Lutheran Church. They were blessed with two sons, Matthew and Brandon, they were his pride and joy. His family was his life and he protected them with all he had. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Darrell was an avid hunter and fisherman. He especially enjoyed horn hunting during deer shedding season. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Ardis Wolske; paternal grandmother, Margie Schulke; cousin, Avryonna; best friends, Cory Schulke and Greg Beers; and many other loved relatives.

Darrell is survived by his wife, Michelle; two sons, Matt Moats of St. Cloud and Brandon Moats of Wadena; parents, Alice Moats of Alexandria and Dave (Karen) Moats of Hewitt; paternal grandfather, Norman Schulke; grandmother, Louraine Robertson; two brothers, Davie (Angie) Moats and Derek (Jenny) Moats; sister, Angie (Lee) Moats; mother-in-law, Debra (Rod) Meyer; father-in-law, Jeff Hansen; two brothers-in-law, Jeff (Lorrie) Hansen and Mike (Shaylee) Hansen; and many aunts, uncles, relatives and friends.
Urnbearers are his sons.




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