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Laura S. (Dodds) Moffit

November 7, 1918 ~ December 15, 2019 (age 101)

Obituary

Laura S. Moffit, 101, a resident of LeClaire, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the Kahl Home in Davenport, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 21, 2019 at McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home in Bettendorf.  Visitation will be on Friday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and one hour before the services on Saturday at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery in LeClaire. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Savior Presbyterian Church, the Scott County 4-H or the LeClaire Volunteer Fire Department.

Laura was born November 7, 1918 in Pleasant Valley, Iowa, the daughter of Charles & Martha (Johansen) Dodds. On January 1, 1942, she was united in marriage to John C. Moffit in Pleasant Valley.  He preceded her in death on October 2, 2008 after 66 years of marriage together.

A devoted homemaker and farmwife, Laura will be remembered for her excellent cooking and baking.  She also enjoyed gardening and flowers and entertaining friends and family.

Those left to honor her memory include her daughters, Eileen Dexter of Eldridge, Sandy (DuWayne) Arp of Durango, Iowa and Jean (Glen) Keppy of Eldridge; her sons, Tom (Nancee) Moffit of LeClaire and John Moffit of Coal Valley, Illinois; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; her sisters-in-law, Adeline Dodds and Ethel Holst, both of Davenport and many other relatives and beloved friends.

In addition to her husband, John, Laura was preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Aruba Watkins and Annetta Dodds; her brothers, Lee Charles Dodds and Chester Dodds; her son-in-law, Andy Dexter; her sisters-in-law, Eva Moffit Saur, Amanda Saur, Esther Moffit Shumaker and Alberta Moffit; and her brothers-in-law, Clarence Watkins, Russell Saur, George Shumaker, Eldon Holst and William Moffit II.

Laura’s family would like to express special thanks to the doctors, nurses and staff of the Kahl Home and of Genesis Hospice for all their care and comfort for Laura.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Laura’s obituary at www.McGinnis-Chambers.com.

To send flowers to Laura's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
December 20, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
644 River Dr.
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Visitation
Saturday
December 21, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
644 River Dr.
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 21, 2019

11:00 AM
McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home
644 River Dr.
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

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