Joan C. Moon

Joan C. Moon

<p>Joan C. (Peddycoart) Moon was born on September 29, 1939 to Burton and Virginia (Jack) Peddycoart, in Cedar Rapids, IA.&nbsp; The family later moved to Des Moines, where Joan graduated from Lincoln High School.&nbsp;</p> <p>At a young age Joan developed a strong work ethic and chose the Frost Tip Drive-In to as her first job.&nbsp; Along life&rsquo;s journey, Joan met a young man named Merlin Moon.&nbsp; The two dated from sometime and one day at the ol&rsquo; Frost Tip, Merlin proposed to Joan and she accepted.&nbsp; They married shortly after on March 17, 1956 and shared over 64 years together.&nbsp; The couple was blessed with four children:&nbsp; Debbie, Steve, Dennis and Ellie.&nbsp;</p> <p>Soon after Joan became a homemaker, tending to the needs of her growing family.&nbsp; And boy did she run a tight ship.&nbsp; Her children remember her strict approach to parenting and her opinionated views about the world.&nbsp; In between her wife and mother duties, she found time for herself to watch her favorite game shows, especially Wheel of Fortune.&nbsp; Joan also enjoyed watching Chicago Cubs and Minnesota Vikings games from time to time.&nbsp; Above all, Joan loved spending time with her grandchildren whenever she could.&nbsp;</p> <p>Joan passed away on September 5, 2020.&nbsp; She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Phil Peddycoart and Michael Peddycoart.</p> <p>Left to cherish Joan&rsquo;s memory are her children, Debbie (Carl) Moon-Davis, Steve (Linda) Moon, Dennis Moon and Ellie (Curt) Birdsell; 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; remaining siblings, Suzanne (Jeff) Weiler and Scott Peddycoart and a host of other relatives and friends.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
September 29, 1939 - September 5, 202009/29/193909/05/2020
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Joan C. (Peddycoart) Moon was born on September 29, 1939 to Burton and Virginia (Jack) Peddycoart, in Cedar Rapids, IA.  The family later moved to Des Moines, where Joan graduated from Lincoln High School. 

At a young age Joan developed a strong work ethic and chose the Frost Tip Drive-In to as her first job.  Along life’s journey, Joan met a young man named Merlin Moon.  The two dated from sometime and one day at the ol’ Frost Tip, Merlin proposed...

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11
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Friday, September 11 2020
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Oakwood Cemetery
1989-1999 105th St.
Casey, IA 50048
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