Erin Elizabeth Moomey, 11, went to dance with Jesus on October 29, 2013 after complications related to her courageous fight with leukemia.
A celebration Mass of Erin's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church in Ankeny. Visitation will be held from 4 pm to 7 pm on Friday at the church.
Erin was born September 6, 2002 in Des Moines, Iowa to Matthew and Rebecca (Groetken) Moomey. Erin attended Crocker Elementary in Ankeny and was a fifth grader. In her free time she enjoyed being on the competition dance team at Encore Dance Academy, playing recreation soccer for the Iowa Rush Soccer Club and hanging out with her family and friends. Erin had an infectious smile, kind heart and was an inspiration to everyone who met her.
Survivors include her parents, Matthew and Rebecca; sister, Emma; grandparents, Ken and Dana Moomey of Ankeny, Pete and Donna Groetken, of Sioux City; aunts and uncles, Jenny and Doug Rants, Christy and Jeremy Stolz, and Marc and Kristin Moomey; cousins, Abby and Evan Stolz, Sydney and Jillian Rants, Ella and Frances Moomey.
Memories or stories may be left on an online guestbook at www.ankenyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Erin Moomey Dance Scholarship fund at any Bankers Trust location.
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