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William F. Moist

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William F. Moist, 99, passed away peacefully at Kavanagh House on Aug. 2, 2017. Born on June 27, 1918 in Ida Grove, Iowa, to John H. and Mabel Brown Moist. Bill graduated from Ida Grove High School and Iowa State University in 1941 with a degree in journalism. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet in 1942 and was promoted to 1st Lieutenant upon graduation. He was stationed at Goodfellow Field at the time of his honorable discharge in Jan. 1946. He was united in marriage to Clarice Nelson Moist May 7, 1955. He was a self-employed manufacturer’s representative selling signs, caps, jackets, and other promotions. He was a proud Iowa State University alumni, fan, and season ticket holder attending ISU football games until he was 97 years old. Bill is survived by his son, daughter and grandchildren.