Howard U. Moss, 89 passed away September 21, 2017 peacefully in his home after a strong fight with Cancer. Services: 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories by the Rev. Dennis Johnson. A visitation will be held on Monday from 5-7 p.m. at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors.
Howard was born December 25, 1927 to Howard and Trula Moss in Cedar Rapids. He attended McKinley High School. In January 1946 he joined the Navy and served 2 years. He was employed by Iowa Electric Light and Power for 37 years.
On May 8, 1948 he married Arlene Hollister in Cedar Rapids, and raised 4 sons together.
Howard is survived by 3 sons, Howard (Terry) of West Branch, Rick (Kathi) of Cedar Rapids and Gary (Joy) of Farmington, Il; a sister Alta (Ray) Depa; 5 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grand Children and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Arlene, his parents, son Steve Moss, Great Grandson little Cory, and a brother Walter Moss, Sr.
Howard retired from Iowa Electric in 1984 and traveled a little with Arlene. He also spent time with his grandchildren and their activities. He enjoyed golfing and rooting for the CUBS!
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ghosh Foundation or Unity Point Hospice (St Luke’s)
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