Terry E. Mooney, 54, of Waukon, IA, died Monday, August 26, 2013, at his home in rural Waukon. Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 31st, at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon, with Fr. Jim Dubert officiating. Burial will be at Wexford Cemetery, rural Lansing. Friends may call from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friday at Martin Funeral Home in Waukon where there will be a 3:45 pm scripture service.
Terrance Eugene Mooney was born September 5, 1958, in La Crosse, WI, the son of Vincent and Rosemary (O'Brien) Mooney. He graduated from Lansing Kee High in 1976, in Lansing, IA. Terry's family, including 2 of his uncles and an aunt, owned and operated a beef farm raising Hereford cattle. In 1976, he married Doris Remke and they had a son Brian and a daughter Beth. They later divorced. Terry worked at True Value in Waukon for a few years and then was self-employed working on milk lines for dairy farmers. He also worked at the creamery in Waukon as a machine maintenance technician and as a welder for Gencor in Marquette, IA, where he built and set up asphalt plants. At the time of Terry's death he was working for Gary's Tractor and Implement as the parts manager. In 1999, he married Julie Mara at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Waukon. They had three children: Cory, Emily and Jayde and he had one step-son Kyle Mara. Terry enjoyed raising and riding horses, helping others, golfing, hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Julie of Waukon; his children: Brian (Jennifer) Mooney of Amana, IA, Beth (Jeff Kreger) Mooney of Iowa City, IA, Kyle (Ashley) Mara, Cory, Emily and Jayde Mooney all of Waukon; 7 grandchildren: Bailey, Kendall and Izzy Mooney, Claire Kreger, Jayden, Brad and Riley Mara; 2 brothers: Tim (Julee Seeley) Mooney and Pat (Chris) Mooney both of Cedar Rapids, IA; a sister Maureen (Dave) Hoch of San Diego, CA; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents.
Honorary casketbearers are Terry's grandchildren. Casketbearers are Ryan Mooney, Dexter, Daric, Daryl, Detrick, and Dusty Steiber, and Burdell Roderick.