Roger Moan

Baltic, SD
July 4, 2021
Roger Douglas Moan, age 76, of Baltic, SD, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls. Funeral services were held on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Baltic Lutheran Church. Memorials may be directed to the Baltic Lutheran Church or the Baltic Fire Department. The service may be viewed on Roger’s obituary page at
Roger was born on December 25, 1944, at Dell Rapids to Henry and Althea (Berg) Moan. He was baptized and confirmed at Willow Creek Lutheran Church. He graduated from Baltic High School in 1962. On November 26, 1963, Roger married Joann Nesheim at Baltic Lutheran Church. After attending Nettleton Business College, he worked for the state highway department and Crescent Electric Supply until being appointed clerk of courts and a magistrate judge for Minnehaha County. Roger served the county for 28 years and boasted that he performed over 6000 weddings.
Roger was very active member of his community. He was a longtime firefighter and past Fire Chief of the Baltic Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Baltic Lutheran Church and was a 4-H leader. Roger loved classic cars and could also be found at local car shows. He also enjoyed golfing, collecting John Deere tractors, feeding his birds and squirrels, taking care of the family pets, and attending his grandkids’ events.
Survivors include his wife, Joann, Baltic; sons: Tim (Amy) Moan, Yutan, NE, Jeff Moan, Baltic, and Dan (Amy Beck) Moan, Baltic; five grandchildren: Rachel (Ben) Krdzalik, Des Moines, IA, Nicole (Zach) Tolk, Madrid, IA, Korrine (Austin) Moan, Parkston, SD, Logan Moan, Yutan, NE, Jack Moan, Yutan, NE; six great grandchildren: Lenora Tolk, Elisa Tolk, Vaughn Tolk, Olivia Krdzalic, Weston Moan, and Kimberly Klebenstein; brother, Stanley Moan, Michigan; and many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry & Althea Moan, and a brother, Henry Lyle Moan.