Sally Moeller

Sally Sue (Blake) Moeller
Date Of Birth: 06/06/1937
Date of Death: 12/28/2015

Sally Sue (Blake) Moeller was born in Adrian, Michigan, June 6th, 1937 to Carey and Katherine (Conry) Blake. She grew up in Blissfield, Michigan. Her father was a telephone repairman and her mother a school teacher. She was baptized and received First Communion in the Catholic Church. She loved dogs, cats, and enjoyed horseback riding. She took piano lessons and played both the flute and piccolo in the high school marching band.

After high school she attended nursing school in Ann Arbor, Michigan graduating as a registered nurse. She moved to San Francisco, California where she met her husband, Lee. They were united in marriage on July 22, 1962. While in California a son, Louis, was born. Eventually, the family moved to Oregon where another son, Mark, was born. They eventually settled in the Portland area.

Sally worked for several hospitals in her early career. The majority of her career was spent as a Registered IV Therapy nurse for Providence Portland Medical Center until her retirement. While working as a nurse she met many wonderful colleagues, several were good friends in retirement.

Over the years the family had several dogs and cats. Basenjis were her favorite dog breed. She also owned a horse named Red for a few years. Her favorite pastime was working in her rose garden.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lee; and granddaughter, Grace Marie. She is survived by her son Louis (Bonnie) and grandchildren Ruth, Katherine, and Timothy; son Mark (Kimberly) and grandchildren Elijah and Micah both of the Portland area; brother, Bernard (Bonnie) Blake of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service took place, Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM at Blooming Cemetery in Cornelius, followed by a memorial service at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church 4265 SW Golf Course Rd, Cornelius, OR 97113 at 11:00 AM. Online condolences and memories are welcome at

Remembrances can be made to the charity of your choice.