In memory: Matthew Richard Moeller

Updated memorial service information:

A memorial tree planting at Rossborough Park is scheduled at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the corner of Sam Houston Circle and Casa Grande Blvd. A bur oak will be planted. For more information, contact Lori Kogan at

Original obituary

Matthew R. Moeller, age 61, passed away on August 24. He was born in Ft. Collins in 1953. matt moeller

Matt was a veteran of the United States Navy and recently retired from Colorado State University, where he worked as an information technology specialist.

Matt was a devoted father to his beloved daughters and caregiver for his mother. Matt was a lover of science, nature and all kinds of gadgets. He enjoyed fixing things and was a resourceful problem solver. He also worked on behalf of neglected animals and was a pet lover. He was an amateur astronomer and worked as a volunteer naturalist for Larimer County Parks, where he was able to share his knowledge and interest in nature with others.

He leaves behind his mother, Virginia Finley; daughters, Jennifer Perks and Alyson Moeller; sister and brother-in-law Karin and John Jones; brother and sister-in-law Mike and Renee Moeller; nieces, Emily and Madison Moeller,;nephews Brady and Shaun Jones; and numerous cousins and close friends.

A memorial service was held to scatter his remains in the mountains that he so loved on Saturday, September 5.