Lifelong Whatcom County resident, Frank Moser, passed away peacefully at home with family by his side on Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021. Frank was born July 9th, 1931, in Ferndale, WA to Joseph and Mary (Imhof) Moser on the family farm.
After graduation from Ferndale High School in 1950, Frank served honorably in the US Army Reserves stationed in Puget Sound.
Coming from generations of farming, Frank started his own farming career in 1951 in Ferndale on a handshake deal with Percy Hood at the First National Bank of Ferndale with 50 cows from the Henry Coates Candy Company Herd.
He met Barbara Mazza in 1956 and they were married on August 9th, 1958, in Blaine, WA at the Peace Arch Gardens. Frank and Barbara’s marriage survived multiple fires, floods, and farming challenges. Travels included motorhome trips to farm shows and auctions as well as multiple trips to Europe.
Frank served the agricultural community his entire farming career. He was commissioner on the Diking District 1 for 50+ years and was also on multiple crop, Co-Op, and bank boards.
He loved his farm, family, friends, dancing, Crown Royal with Squirt, and fishing.
Frank is preceded in death by sister, Josephine Moser; and brother, Joe Moser.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Jean Moser; sisters, Louise Koch and Rosalee Divelbiss; children, Karen Allen (Mike), Mark Moser, Gary Moser, Steve Moser, and Kerry Sweitzer (Ed); grandchildren, Michael Allen (Bridget), Kinsey Meyers (Steve), Matthew Moser, Dalton Moser, and Cody Moser; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
An open casket public visitation will be held at Greenacres Memorial Park (5700 NW Dr. Ferndale) on Tuesday, June 15th from 12PM to 1:30PM followed by a closed casket graveside service at 2PM. A reception at Moser Farm will be held after the graveside service.
Memorials in lieu of flowers can be made to Joe Moser’s Scholarship Fund (P.O. Box 2933 Ferndale, WA 98248).
- Date & Time: 15-Jun-21 (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM)
- Venue: Moles Farewell Tributes - Greenacres
- Location: 5700 NW Drive Ferndale, WA 98248
- Phone Number: (360) 384-3401
- Date & Time: 15-Jun-21 (2:00 PM)
- Venue: Greenacres Memorial Park