MOOTY, Gertrude 1897-1987
MOOTY, JENNINGS, CUMMINGS, ELLIOTT
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 11/1/2012 at 12:39:20
Services Held For Gertrude Mooty, 89
Mrs. Gertrude M. Mooty of Grundy Center passed away at 4:40 a.m. Monday, March 16, at Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo.
Funeral services were held at the First Presbyterian Church, Grundy Center, on Wednesday, March 18, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Glenn R. Dieken officiated.
Charles Mooty III sang "In The Garden," and "Amazing Grace." He was accompanied by Mrs. Glenn R. Dieken, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.
The casket bearers were Michael Lovell, Charles Mooty III, Jim Copeman, Dennis Stahl, David Copeman, James Traeger and Keith Pearson.
Ushers were George Hause and Paul Slinker. Mrs. Paul Slinker and Mrs. Ernest Blythe were in charge of the floral arrangements.
Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center.
Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.
Mrs. Mooty was born May 29, 1897, at Verona, MN, the daughter of Orin and Alice Jennings Cummings. She attained the age of 89 years, nine months and 17 days.
Her parents died when she was a small child and she was raised by her mother's sister and husband, Cora and Richard Linstead of Milwaukee, WI. She grew up there and attended school in Milwaukee. Early in the 1900's she came to Grundy Center.
On June 12, 1918, she was united in marriage to Charles Raymond Elliott at Waterloo. He passed away on November 19, 1925.
On October 14, 1927, she was united in marriage to Thomas Edison Mooty in Grundy Center. He passed away on July 7, 1948. After coming to Grundy Center from Milwaukee, she always lived in the Grundy Center area.
She was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Rebekahs and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, one infant daughter, Audrey Elaine Elliott, two brothers and one sister.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the funeral arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 19 March 1987
Grundy Obituaries maintained by Tammy D. Mount.
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