Jo Ann (Lewis) Moennighoff

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Jo Ann (Lewis) Moennighoff, 74, passed away on Feb. 14, 2017, at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, Calif.

Survivors include: her husband of 55 years, Fritz Moennighoff; her son, Joey Moennighoff, of Sparks, Nev.; her daughter, Theresa Smith and her husband Norman, of Santa Rosa, Calif.; step-daughter, Jatha Sadowski and her husband Tom, of Jefferson City; her brother, Larry Lewis and his wife Karry, of Exeter; brother and sisters-in law and spouses, Walter and Barbara Moennighoff, of Santa Rosa, Calif., Mary Gowen, of Lee’s Summit, and Josephine and Don Isbell, of Monett.

She was born on July 29, 1942, in Wheaton, to Mabel Etta (Stapleton) Lewis and C.H. (Barley) Lewis, Jr. She attended school in Exeter. She married Fritz Moennighoff in May 1961 and they moved to New York.

A private family service was held at White Funeral Home and Crematory on Friday. Burial was in the Lewis family plot at the Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter.