JoAnn Moffet

JoAnn Moffet

JoAnn Moffet
December 12, 1936 – January 10, 2023
Pella, Iowa | Age 86

JoAnn Moffet, age 86, of Pella, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the Pella Comfort Hospice House in Pella, Iowa. She was born on December 12, 1936, in Oskaloosa, the daughter of Sherman and Elizabeth (Hols) McWilliams.

JoAnn attended Prine Country School until the 8th grade. She later received her GED.

On March 12, 1953, she was united in marriage to John Moffet in Oskaloosa. To this union two children were born Gary and Patty.

JoAnn stayed home to care for her children and household. She later went to work at Pella Corp, cleaning the offices.

JoAnn was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pella.

JoAnn enjoyed camping when her family was young. She also enjoyed watching the squirrels and other wildlife in her yard. Most of all she looked forward to spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

On November 18, 2005, John died after 52 years of marriage. JoAnn later moved to Pella to be closer to her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children and their spouses: Gary (& Cindy) Moffet of Otley and Patty (& Wynne) Veenstra of Pella; and five grandchildren: Chance Moffet, Lacy (& Tony) Diersen, Cally Moffet, Jayme (& Nicki) Veenstra, and Tammy Veenstra; eleven great grandchildren; a sister, Kathleen Pringle of Pella; and a two sisters-in-law, Collette McWilliams of Gillette, Wyoming and Ruth Moffet of Eddyville.

She is preceded in death by her husband, John Moffet; her parents; two sisters and their husbands: Helen (& Germ) Rus and Norma (& Eugene) Montgomery; and two brothers, Wayne (& Reba) McWilliams and her twin, (Gary) “Jerome” McWilliams; brothers and sisters in law: Mary (& Carl) Van Zomeren, Harry (& Helen) Moffet, Lee Moffet, Betty Moffet, and Clara Ludwick.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel in Oskaloosa with Reverend David Smiley officiating.
Burial will be in the Forest Cemetery in Oskaloosa, Iowa. The Bates Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will begin on Friday, January 13, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. at the Bates Funeral Chapel with JoAnn’s family present from 12 noon until service time at 2 p.m. on Friday to greet friends and relatives.
Memorials may be made to Peoria CRC Cadets.

To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of JoAnn Moffet please visit the Bates Funeral Chapel Sympathy Store.

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