The Ottumwa Courier

Obituaries

December 15, 2012

Patricia Moore, 75, Sigourney

SIGOURNEY — Patricia LaVonne Moore, 75, of Sigourney, died Dec. 12, 2012, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.

Pat was born Dec. 17, 1936, in Sigourney, the only child of Clyde and Thelma (Snakenberg) Buckles. Her father died when she was three, and she was raised by her grandparents and mother.

Pat graduated from Sigourney High School in 1955. In 1956, she married Merlin Bennett. The couple had three children, Merlin Douglas, LuAnn and LaVonne. Pat was a member of the Sigourney United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School and Bible School when her children were young. She also was a Boy and Girl Scout leader. Pat worked at Dr. Don’s office for several years and then Iowa Culvert Builders, retiring in 1995. In 1998, she married Walter Moore in Ft. Myers, Fla. Pat enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, crafts, RVing over the whole country, spending winters in Ft Myers and attending the rallies with the American Motor Coach Association. Pat was a caring and loving person who listened to her family with understanding and shared her love freely.

Survivors include her husband, Walter of Sigourney; two daughters, LuAnn Moses of Urbandale and LaVonne (Michael) Bloem of Sigourney; two stepsons, John Moore of Burlington and Dan Moore of Sigourney; one stepdaughter, Debra Moore of Renton, Wash.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her devoted parents, Thelma Latcham and Clyde Buckles; her precious grandparents, Lela and Louie Snakenberg; and her loving son, Merlin Douglas Bennett.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Powell Funeral Home in Sigourney; with pastors Jim Bringman and Jim Stout officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sigourney.

Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

A memorial fund has been established for Keokuk County Hospice.

Condolences may be emailed at www.powellfuneralhomes.com under obituaries.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Betty Simmons MYSTIC — Betty J. Simmons, 83, of Mystic, died July 27, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. Funeral services are pending at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville.

    July 28, 2014

  • Nancy Tietsort CENTERVILLE — Nancy Tietsort, 79, of Sedona, Arizona, formerly of Centerville and Unionville, Missouri, died July 25, 2014, at her home in Sedona. Arrangements are pending at Schmidt Family Funeral Home.

    July 28, 2014

  • 0729 OTT obit Terry Benge photo -T -L -M Terry Benge OTTUMWA — Terry Gene Benge, 59, of 709 Queen Anne, died at 4:43 a.m. July 28, 2014, at home. He was born August 30, 1954, in Ottumwa to Freddie Gene and Donna Larue Benge. He married Teresa Ash on November 12, 1993. Terry had worked at Target, Vaugh

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Margaret Bram OSKALOOSA — Margaret “Marge” Bram, 92, of Oskaloosa, died the morning of July 26, 2014, at Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Garland-Van Arkel-Langkamp Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Fore

    July 28, 2014

  • Mary Newlon FAIRFIELD — Mary “Catherine” Newlon, 97, of Fairfield, died July 26, 2014, at the Parkview Care Center in Fairfield. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Fairfield; Father Nick Adam officiating. Burial w

    July 28, 2014

  • Spencer Schwind SIGOURNEY — Spencer Schwind, 54, of Sigourney, died July 24, 2014. His body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are through Holm Funeral Home in Sigourney.

    July 28, 2014

  • 0729 OTT obit Patricia McDanel photo -T -L -M Patricia McDanel MORAVIA — Patricia (Patty) Ann (Clark) McDanel, 82, of Moravia, departed this Earth July 25, 2014, at the Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center in Centerville. She was born June 16, 1932, in Centerville, the daughter of Earthel (Corporan) and Walter Cla

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT obit Judith Carriker photo -T -L -M Judith Carriker OSKALOOSA — Judith K. Carriker, 68, of Oskaloosa, was surrounded by her devoted family when she went to be with her Lord and Savior on July 27, 2014, while being cared for at the Hospice Serenity House in Oskaloosa. She was born Sept. 28, 1945, in Os

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lena Hoga FAIRFIELD — Lena M. Hogan, 94, of Fairfield, died July 25, 2014, at Mercy Hospice in Iowa City. A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Fairfield. Visitation with the family present will be

    July 28, 2014

  • Larry Wagner BLOOMFIELD — Larry Dean Wagner, 55, of Bloomfield, died July 27, 2014, at the Bloomfield Care Center. Private burial of the cremains will be at the West Grove Cemetery at a later date. No visitation is planned. Wagler Funeral Home is assisting the fa

    July 28, 2014

Obituaries
Record
Facebook
AP National