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John A. Moldestad

John A. Moldestad, 56, of Redwood Falls died unexpectedly Sunday, October 24, 2021. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2021 from St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls with burial at a later date. Visitation will be held Friday, October 29, 2021, from 12 until 1:00 p.m., at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church.

Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via

John A. Moldestad, the son of Arthur J. and Eunice C. (Bidinger) Moldestad, was born February 23, 1965 in Redwood Falls. John graduated from Redwood Falls in 1983 and then attended Staples College, graduating in 1986. John served in the United States Army and was a member of the 82ndAirborne Division from 1986 to 1989. John was a member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, in Redwood Falls.  He loved spending time with his family, especially his three grandchildren, enjoyed cooking, woodworking, glass etching, painting and poetry.

John is survived by his son, Brett of Redwood Falls. Also surviving are his siblings Greg (Sandra) Meyers of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Gary (Kathy) Meyers of Redwood Falls, Galen (Vicki) Meyers of Rosemount, Chris (Janet) Meyers of Baton Rough, Louisiana, Cheryl (Salvador) Alarcon of Plymouth, Jenny Barthel of Brooklyn Park, Theresa (Douglas) Nusser of Mankato, Andrea Moldestad of Redwood Falls. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Arthur and Eunice Moldestad; and a niece Ann Nichole Moldestad.

Blessed be his memory.

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