Joseph J Moore, 78, of Hiawatha, passed away with his family at his side on October 7, 2017 at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, October 11th at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church: 1350 Lyndhurst Drive, Hiawatha IA. There will be a one hour visitation prior to the service, starting at 9:00 AM, at the church. A private burial will be at a later date.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 58 years, Annette, five children Jeff (Jane) Moore, Tony Moore, Randy (Jeanette) Moore, Jackie (Eric) Mason, and Christine Van Horbeck; 11 grandchildren, Joseph Moore, Kendall (Nick) Baker, Chris Moore, Jodi Moore, Houston Moore, Jatanna Moore, Avery Mason, Allie Mason, London Van Horbeck, Landon Moore and Chelesa Moore and 9 great grandchildren; a brother, Burton Moore; a sister, Bea Phillips.
He was preceded in death by his parents James and Josephine Moore, grandson Conner Mason, and seven siblings.
He was born 12/18/1938 to James and Josephine Moore of Stanley, Iowa. Joe worked for Rockwell Collins for 38 years and farmed on the side with his friend and neighbor Jerry Seifried. Joe was a faithful member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. He was a devoted father and supported his children in all their activities. He enjoyed being snowbird every year in Texas, and listening to his wife sing.
Memorials may be made on his behalf to Alzheimer’s Association East Central Iowa or St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Hiawatha, IA.