Catharine Ann Leggins, 82

Local obituary


Catharine Ann Leggins, 82, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022 at her home in Moscow, Iowa.

No services are planned. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is caring for Catharine’s family. Online condolences may be made to the family at Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Oakdale Cemetery, Wilton.

Memorials may be made to: It takes a Village Animal Rescue & Resources in Muscatine

Catharine was born Oct. 25, 1940 in Muscatine County, the daughter of John S. and Juanita (Maurer) Smith. She was a graduate of Wilton High School in 1959. On Oct. 28, 1960, she was united in marriage to George Leggins in Wilton.

For several years Catharine had been employed with the Moscow Post Office, later at Tri-Co in Wilton and Pioneer in Durant. She was a member of the Moscow United Methodist Church and Stitch and Bitch Club.

She is survived by her husband George of Moscow, two children including Jerry (Siara) Leggins of West Liberty and Jennifer (Patrick) Willson of Wilton, as well as one brother, Doug (Connie) Smith of Muscatine, along with four grandchildren including Zoey Grunder, Ellie Grunder, Alex Torres and Samantha Leggins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers including Jerry, Joe, Bob and Bill and a sister, Mary Laucamp.