Timothy “Tim” Moritz age 55 of Redwood Falls passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 7 at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 6 at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at church. Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.
Timothy Moritz was born August 10, 1961 in Redwood Falls, Minnesota to Stanley and Theresa (Hoppke) Moritz. Tim was a member of FFA – Future Farmers of America, and graduated from Redwood Falls High School in 1980. He furthered his education at Willmar Vo-Tec for a year. On November 17, 1990 Tim was united in marriage to Jennifer Jensen at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. Tim farmed with his dad for 35 years and also drove semi for Vern Christensen livestock, Leonard Malecek livestock, Rick Kramer, and Central Bi. Water skiing, riding the pontoon around the lake, and fishing were his favorite activities while spending time at his lake home. He loved deer hunting, driving his Corvette, playing cards with his friends, and playing with his dog, Lucky.
He is survived by his wife Jennifer; mother Theresa Moritz of Redwood Falls; sister Lori (Al) Lidbeck of Bird Island; niece Sarah (Trevor) Sharbach and their daughter Taylor, and niece Andrea (Kris) Jedda and their children Kiara and Cullen. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Frank and Minnie Moritz, father Stanley, and aunt Donna (Gene) Arndt.