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David D. Moore

December 9, 1956 ~ February 10, 2020 (age 63)

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David Dean (Dave) Moore, 63, of Shenandoah, unexpectedly passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Shenandoah Medical Center.  A celebration of life graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020 at the Memory Cemetery near New Market, Iowa with Rev. Rick Sleyster officiating.  Memorials in Dave's name are being directed to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for further research on Amyloidosis.  


David Dean Moore, son of Roy Dean and Vera Evelyn (Cozad) Moore, was born on December 9, 1956, in Clarinda, Iowa.  He entered into eternal peace on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Shenandoah Medical Center at the age of 63 years, 2 months, 1 day.

His early life was spent growing up in New Market, Iowa.   Dave attended the New Market Community Schools and graduated from New Market High School with the Class of 1975. Following high school, he began working at Eaton Corporation in Shenandoah.  He began working on the assembly line and eventually worked in Quality Assurance the last ten years of his forty year career at Eaton's. Dave took early retirement in 2016.

On November 15, 1991,  Dave was united in marriage to Shirley Koerner Schaefer in Las Vegas, Nevada.  They made their home in Shenandoah and together enjoyed 28 years of marriage.

With a great love of the outdoors, Dave enjoyed every opportunity to camp, fish and hunt with family and friends that presented itself.  He also had strong passion for his grandkids and all the activities they were involved in.  Dave loved a good story and was always the first one to share his stories and entertain a crowd.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Dean and Vera Moore; and a grandson, Jackson Reed Riddle.  Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Shirley Moore of Shenandoah, IA; four children, Brian Moore of Villisca, IA, Lindsay Sonksen and her husband Carl of Clarinda, IA, Melody Just and her husband David of Blair, NE and Sarah Marostica and her husband Dan of Gering, NE; nine grandchildren, Paige, Ashlyn, Drake, Dominic, Addison, Alex, Olivia, Warren and Evelyn; four siblings, Danny Moore, Denny Moore, Adrion Gruber and her husband Sam and Mary Kay Hitt and her husband Jesse; other relatives and many friends.


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Graveside Service
February 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Memory Cemetery
2430 Xavier Place New Market, IA 51646
Market, IA 51646

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