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Joan Carol (Porter) Moorman

July 10, 1941 ~ March 8, 2022 (age 80)


Joan Carol Moorman, age 80, of Mystic, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at MercyOne Medical Center in Centerville.

Joan was born on July 10, 1941 in Centerville, Iowa, the daughter of Gilbert and Lorraine (Rodgers) Porter.  She graduated from Mystic High School with the Class of 1959.  She was united in marriage to John H. Moorman on December 23, 1959 in Unionville, Missouri.  To this union, nine children were born, Jack, Dan, Robbie, Lorrie, Mark, Joe, Christena, Adam and Ben.

Being a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was her most cherished role in life.  She was fond of spending time with her family and babysitting her grandkids and great-grandkids.  Joan also loved being a master gardener, especially for flowers, and quilting.  She enjoyed working at Hardees for a period of time. 

Left to cherish Joan’s memory are her children, Dan (Leisa) Moorman of Mystic, Robbie (Sarah Casper) Moorman of Mystic, Lorrie (John) Jamieson of Centerville, Mark (Heather) Moorman of Corydon, Joe (Amy) Moorman of Centerville, Christena (Don) Downey of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Ben (Roxy) Moorman of Oskaloosa; her brothers, Rodger (Karen) Maletta of Centerville, Timmy Maletta of Waterloo, and Jimmy (Shirley) Porter of Newport News, Virginia; a brother-in-law, Jay Dussinger and his two sons and family; 24 grandchildren, Camryn Moorman, Alaina Moorman, Gracie Moorman, Hiedi (Mason) Sutton, Heather (Robert Raskie) Moorman, Nick (Sarah) Moorman, Nathan (Mackenzie Drake) Moorman, Haley (John) Moorman, JR (Lacey) Henderson, Carrie (Justin) Abel, Tyler Jamieson, Maryann Jamieson, Samantha Moorman, Sarah Moorman, Alex Moorman, Emily Moorman, Lacey (Kyle) Wolter, Austin (Catherine) Downey, Abigail Moorman, Nolan Downey, Ethan Downey, Melissa Moorman, Meghan Moorman and Madeline Moorman; 22 great-grandchildren, Jane, Aiden, Charley May, Walker, Raylin, Mason, Coltin, Trenadie, Kyntin, John, Johnny, Emma, Evan, John Frank, Abraham, Avery, Marlee, Tate, Cash, Hadley, Holden, and Emersyn; as well as several extended family members.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband, John H. Moorman; her parents, Gilbert Porter and Lorraine Rodgers Maletta; her sons, Jack Moorman and Adam Moorman; a sister, Suzie Porter Dussinger; a granddaughter, Susie Moorman; as well as several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and several other family members.

Per Joan’s wishes, cremation has been accorded, and there will be no services held.  Private family burial will take place at a later date at Highland Cemetery in Mystic.  Memorials may be written to Joan Moorman Memorial, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, ATTN: Moorman family, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.  Condolences may be shared online at or on our funeral home Facebook page. 

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