Mary C. Moothart

UNI Foundations Staff

      Mary Moothart Mary C. Moothart, 87, of Cedar Falls, died Sunday, January 4, 2015, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo. She was born December 25, 1927, near Lourdes in Howard County, daughter of Richard and Clara Rinn Crowe. She married Donald J. Moothart on August 25, 1947, in Cresco. He died December 10, 1999. Mary attended high school in Cresco and then Ottumwa Heights College (Indian Hills Community College). She worked at Rath Packing and was later employed in accounting at the University of Northern Iowa’s UNI Foundation and Alumni Relations office. Survived by: four sons, Joseph (Nancy) of Cedar Falls, Patrick (Donna) of Urbandale, Michael (Patricia) of Plano, Texas, and Thomas (Karen) of Fort Collins, Colorado; three daughters, Anne (Michael) Dennis of Iowa City, Kaye (Eric) Norenberg of Oberlin, Ohio, and Jane (Dennis) Messingham of Waterloo; a daughter-in-law, Maria Moothart of Cedar Rapids; fifteen grandchildren, Mark (Renee) and Michael (Valerie) Moothart, Rebecca and Kimberly Moothart, Colleen Wright, Sean Moothart, Christopher and Sarah Moothart, Elizabeth (Patrick) Tomka, Margaret and Samuel Dennis, Zachary and Molly Norenberg, Stephanie and Joshua Moothart; and five great-grandsons, Finn and Remy Moothart, Jack Friess, and Thomas and David Moothart. Preceded in death by: a daughter, Rebecca Anne Moothart; a son, William E.; and five brothers, Thomas, Harold, James, William, and her twin, Joseph, at birth. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with burial in Greenwood Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Visitation will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Richardson Funeral Service, where there will be a 2 p.m. rosary and 6 p.m. vigil service. Visitation also for an hour before services Monday at the church. Memorials: may be directed to Birthright of Black Hawk County, the church, Columbus High School, or the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Condolences may be left at Copyright Waterloo Courier on-line edition; downloaded January 23, 2015.