Ann Terese Moyna

May 05, 2021

Service Details

Ann Moyna, 54, of Altoona, Iowa, passed away May 5, 2021, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines due to complications of ovarian cancer. Ann Terese (McClimon) Moyna was born September 22, 1966, in DeWitt, Iowa, to Fabian and Winifred (Wallace) McClimon. She was a 1985 graduate of Central DeWitt High School and the former American Institute of Commerce in Bettendorf, Iowa, graduating in 1988. On November 26, 1988, Ann was united in marriage to Stephen Moyna at St. Joseph Catholic Church in DeWitt.

Ann was a freelance court reporter, working at Petersen Court Reporters in Des Moines since 1992, purchasing the business with a partner in 2015. She was an active member of Ss. John and Paul Catholic Church, Altoona, serving on the parish life committee and the faith formation kitchen. She also served as the secretary of the Altoona Palooza, vice president of the Iowa Court Reporters Association, Planning and Zoning Board for the City of Altoona, she was a Lions Club member and was named the 2019 Altoona Citizen of the Year. Ann was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed traveling, especially to Siesta Key, Florida, Sunday dinners, large glasses of red wine and cul-de-sac parties.

Those left to honor her memory are her loving husband of 32 years, Stephen; children, Connor Moyna of Altoona and Claire Moyna of Warner Robins, Georgia; siblings, Steve (Janine) McClimon and Tim (Tammy) McClimon of DeWitt, and JoEllen (Craig) Mettille of Cedar Rapids; her sister-in-law, Chris McClimon; her mother-in-law, Judy Moyna of Elkader; brother-in-law, James (Audrey) Moyna; and numerous nieces, nephews and many friends and relatives. Preceding Ann in death were her parents, Fabian and Winifred McClimon; brothers, Dennis and Will; an infant brother, Michael; and her father-in-law, Jerry Moyna.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Ss. John and Paul Catholic Church, 1401 1st Avenue S., Altoona from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13th with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 14th also at the church, with a visitation beginning one hour prior to service time. Father Tim Fitzgerald presiding. After cremation, there will be a burial in Elkader, Iowa, at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Puppy Jake Foundation, Altoona Kids Cafe, Altoona Palooza, Folds of Honor or Wildwood Ranch of Iowa in loving memory of Ann.

The family has reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott, 460 Bass Pro Drive in Altoona, for their friends and family that will be traveling in for the visitation and service. When you call to make your reservation, please let the staff know it is under the “Moyna” block.

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