Obituary of Melvin Moeschberger
Dr. Melvin Lee Moeschberger, 78, of Fishers, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his home in Fishers, Indiana. He was born to Howard and Luella (Steiner) Moeschberger in Berne, Indiana.
Mel earned his degrees from Taylor University, Ohio University, North Carolina State University, and University of North Carolina. He was a professor of Biostatistics and Public Health at The Ohio State University for 30 years and University of Missouri for 10 years. He authored numerous articles and books in his field. Mel was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He had a deep faith in Jesus, which guided his life of service in his church, community, and work, particularly in his ministry with international students. Mel enjoyed golf, baseball, and basketball.
He is survived by the love of his life, Sandra Jo Moeschberger; daughters, Michelle (Randy) Crowder and Suzy (Kevin) Roth; son, Dr. Scott (Jennifer) Moeschberger; sister, Linda (Tim) Langel. His grandchildren, Kaelie, Cassie, Caleb, Ivy, Ian, Abbie, Josh, Kendra, Jonathon, Ciaran, and Ronan brought him great joy.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Friday, January 11, 2019 at Grace Church Fishers, 12450 Olio Road in Fishers. Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Grace Church Fishers, with Pastor Kevin Roth officiating with an additional hour of visitation prior to the service. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Fishers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hands of Hope, 14350 Mundy Dr, Suite 800 #119, Noblesville, IN 46060 or Melvin and Sandra Moeschberger Scholarship Fund at Taylor University, 236 W Reade Ave, Upland, IN 46989, or International Friendship, Inc, 250 N High St, Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43202.
Please click on the links to the left to make a contribution in Melvin's memory.
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