Harriett (Moffitt) Sander, 98, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, May 29, 2022, at Hallmark Care Center in Mount Vernon. Private family services will be at a later date. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services of Mount Vernon is caring for Harriett and her family.
Harriett was born March 22, 1924, in Cedar Rapids, daughter William and Pearl (Resch) Moffitt. She was a proud graduate of the 1942 class of Mount Vernon high School. On Sept. 8, 1946, she married Floyd Sander in Clinton. Harriett was a farm wife, traveler and Floyd’s best helper. There was never anyone she wouldn’t call a friend or lend a hand. Over the years, she was also a leader for 4-H, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.
Survivors include her children, Barbara (David) Vig and David (Novena) Sander; grandchildren, Darin (Charlene) Vig, Dana (Emily) Vig, David (Joan) Sander and Marriett Sander and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her best friend and love of 70 years, Floyd; her parents and her brother, Richard Moffitt.
Harriett’s family extends a sincere thank you to the staff at Cherry Ridge and Hallmark for their compassion and care.
Memorials may be directed to the Mount Vernon Community School Fine Arts Association.
Please share your support and memories with Harriett’s family on her Tribute Wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under Obituaries.