INDIANOLA — Mary Ann Moore, 81, of Indianola and formerly of Oskaloosa, died Monday, June 10, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.
She was born Sunday, May 8, 1932, in Iowa City, the daughter of George and Florence Waldschmidt Schreiber. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Iowa City with the class of 1950. Mary Ann then attended the Mercy College and completed the X-Ray Tech. program in 1952. Early on, she worked at the Gilfin Clinic in Bloomfield. On Sept. 28, 1952, she was united in marriage to Myron Moore in the Bloomfield Catholic Church. Myron died on April 23, 1991. Following marriage, Myron and Mary Ann moved to Oskaloosa and she stayed home to care for her family. After her children were in school, Mary Ann went back to work as an X-ray tech, first at the old Mercy Clinic in Oskaloosa and lastly at Family Medical Center in Oskaloosa until her retirement in 1994. Mary Ann moved to Indianola in 2012. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oskaloosa and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed flower gardening, volunteering at the ecumenical cupboard, taking road trips, camping, and traveling.
She is survived by her six sons: Martin (and Sheryl) Moore, Mark Moore, Michael Moore, Mathew (and Paula) Moore, Monte (and Rebecca) Moore, all of Oskaloosa, and Tony (and Kim) Moore, of Ames; two daughters: Melinda (and Greg) Jackson, of Hartford and Maureen (and Bruce) Deitch, of Corpus Christi, Texas; 13 grandchildren: Shane, Hayley, Phillip, Sheri, Tasha, Dana, Laura, Jacob, Jordan, Heidi, Nathan, Austin and Connor; 8 great-grandchildren; three sisters: Aleen Murphy, of Iowa City, Doris (and Doug) Ratliff, of Pensacola, Fla., Carol Laschke, of St. Louis, Mo.; two brothers: George (and Regina) Schreiber, of Solon, and Dean (and Diana) Schreiber, of North Liberty.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson: Preston; and a brother: Charles Schreiber.
Mass of the Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oskaloosa with the Rev. Jeff Belger officiating. As was her wish her body will be cremated following the mass and burial of her urn will be at a later date. Visitation will begin Thursday after 11 a.m. in the Bates Funeral Chapel and the family will be present at the funeral chapel Thursday from 5 – 7 p.m. to greet friends and relatives. Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.