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Anne Moe, editor and equestrienne, dies

Anne Moe, editor and equestrienne, dies

Anne Marguerite Moe, a retired editor and proofreader and Howard County equestrienne, died of ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Marriottsville resident was 78.

Born in Forest City, Iowa, and raised on a Scarville farm, he was the daughter of Harry Oliver Larson, a farmer, and his wife, Esther Branstad, a homemaker.

“My mother’s love affair with horses began while riding the draft horses back to the stable after a hard day’s work on the family farm,” said her son, Bennett Moe, a Columbia resident.

“Her career training horses began when she taught her blind pony to jump,” he said. “Her gift of shining in the spotlight...