Clarice Moist Obituary

Clarice M. Moist
Clarice Moist
Clarice M. Moist

July 11, 1927 - February 5, 2010
Born in Manson, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Clarice Moist, 82, passed away peacefully at Bright Kavanagh House on Friday, February 5, 2010.

Clarice was born July 11, 1927 in Manson, Iowa, the daughter of Clair and Ruth Nelson. Clarice graduated from Manson High School and moved to Des Moines in 1955. On May 7, 1955 she was united in marriage to William F. Moist at the First United Methodist Church in Des Moines. In 1978, Clarice began her career at Younkers in the Southridge Mall. While at Younkers, she worked in sales and customer service.

Clarice was a member of Bloomfield United Methodist Church. She was a great seamstress and quite the shopaholic.

Clarice is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband, Bill; son, Brad and wife Ellen of Des Moines; daughter, Julie and husband Mark Jesko of Geneva, IL; grandchildren, Jason, Mollie and Anthony Moist of Des Moines and Nathaniel and Sydney Jesko of Geneva; a sister, Dee Dalbey of Windsor Heights; three nieces, including Sara DeBrecht of Urbandale and one nephew, John Dalbey of West Des Moines. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty Nelson Deaver and infant sister, Patricia Ann Nelson.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Bloomfield United Methodist Church, 5930 Indianola Road, Des Moines.

Her family would like to thank the staff and volunteers at Bright Kavanagh House for their endless care and support.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bright Kavanagh House or Bloomfield United Methodist Church.





Memorial Service
Bloomfield United Methodist Church
5930 Indianola Avenue
Bloomfield, IA 50320
Saturday, May 8, 2010
1:00 PM