Obit: Julia Mosher


Julia A. Mosher, 52, of Tipton, died on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, after a long battle with carcinoid cancer.

Memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, May 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wilton.

A Christian wake service will follow the visitation at 7 p.m.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

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Julia was born in Muscatine on August 5, 1966 to Thomas and Jewel A. (Murdock) Howard. Julie married Bob H. Mosher on Nov. 26, 1988 in Muscatine.

Julie graduated from Wilton High School in 1984, received a bachelor’s degree in education from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1999 and received her master’s degree in education administration from St. Ambrose University.

Julie taught special education at West Middle School in Muscatine, where she was a special education department chair.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Wilton.

She enjoyed scrapbooking, sewing, camping, kayaking and karaoke.

Julie is survived by her husband Bob; their children, Briana (Bret) Simon of West Liberty and Tommy Mosher of Tipton; three grandchildren: Clara, Alex and Callie; her mother Jewel (Richard) Wallerich of Wilton; sisters: Becky (Steve) Gray of Wilton, Debbie Ortiz of Muscatine, Mary (Steve) Grotzky of Wilton, Jennifer (Ron) DeFosse of Muscatine and Meagan (Casey) Koehler of Muscatine; and her brother John (Jolene) Howard of LeClaire.

She was preceded in death by her father Tom Howard.