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Joseph 'Joe' Moore

April 16, 1933 June 19, 2019
Joseph 'Joe' Moore
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Obituary for Joseph 'Joe' Moore

Joseph ‘Joe’ Moore, age 86 of Boone and the Eastern Star Masonic Home, died June 19, 2019 at the Home.
Funeral Services will be Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall. Burial will be in the Squire Boone Cemetery southeast of Boone.

Joseph Alfred Moore Jr., was born in Boone, Iowa on April 16, 1933, the son of Joseph Sr. and Ethel (Wright) Moore.
He graduated from Boone High School in 1951 and then served with the United States Navy during the Korean War as an airplane electrician.

On June 26, 1960, Joseph married Barbara McQuillen at Jefferson, Iowa.

In earlier years, Joe worked as a machinist for John Deere in Ankeny and then worked as an agent for American Family Insurance in the Boone area. In 1977, Joe began working for the Boone County Assessor’s Office, first, as an assistant, and later, becoming Assessor, retiring in 1998.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading Popular Mechanics and outdoor magazines. He and Barbara enjoyed sightseeing in northeast Iowa and were active in the Lincoln Highway Association. Joe especially enjoyed spending time with family.
He is preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Frances Momsen, Patricia Wirtz, Geraldine Richmond, and Audrey Gildea.
Joe is survived by his wife, Barbara of Boone; two daughters, Kathleen Funck and husband, Jim of Gig Harbor, Washington and Patti Moore of Boone; two sons, Theron Moore of Boone and Greg Moore and wife, Kelli of Boone; seven grandchildren, Kristina Funck and husband, Matthew Jasperson, Anna Funck,
Chelsea Moore, Drew Moore, Lucas Moore, Marshall Moore, and Mitchell Moore; a great grandson, Bryer Moore; nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Chapel on Monday from 11 a.m. until service time. The family will be present during this time.

In memory of Joe, memorials may be directed to the Cardiac Rehab Department at Boone County Hospital or the Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Eastern Star Home for their help and loving care towards Joe.

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Funeral Service




2:00 PM 6/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Squire Boone Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Airport Road
Rural Boone , IA 50036

South Airport Road Rural Boone 50036 IA
United States

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