Mount Ayr Record-News, Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, November 29, 2001
OBITUARY - SYLVA ANN (SCHNEIDER) MOFFIT
Sylva MOFFIT, daughter of Konrad and Johanna (BOEINING) SCHNEIDER, was born July 10, 1905 at Boyne City, Michigan.
Sylva graduated from high school and on August 6, 1928, she was united in marriage to Dr. Thomas I. MOFFIT at Boyne City.
They lived the rest of their lives in Mount Ayr, Iowa where Sylva assisted her husband in a medical practice. Dr. MOFFIT
passed away on November 11, 1954.
Sylva was a member of the First Christian Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. She was an active bowler for many
years and enjoyed going on VIC trips with her friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Herbert, Artho and Floyd SCHNEIDER; and a sister
Survivors include three nieces, Marjorie STANHOPE and her husband Walter of Charlevaix, Michigan, Helen ISAMAN and her
husband Kenneth of Gaylord, Michigan and Ann DOTY of Grayling, Michigan; several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Funeral services were held Friday, November 23, 2001, at Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr with
Reverend John BRILLO officiating. Musicians were Justin AKERS and Judy CUNNING. Casket bearers were Max McGEHEE, Dan
CUNNING, Hugh TERWILLIGER, Bernard CRAWFORD, Jay WATSON and Bill ARMSTRONG.
Sylva was laid to rest in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Mount Ayr.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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