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Madeleine Moody

January 23, 2016

Life Sketch for Madeleine J. Moody

Madeleine J. Moody, 92, died on January 23, 2016 in Lawrence, Kansas.

Madeleine was born on December 13, 1923 in France to Jean and Marthe (Delouvrier) Rauzoul.

Madeleine married Robert (Bob) Moody in 1946. They moved to the United States in 1949 to be closer to their father and mother. She and Bob lived in Newton and later moved to Dodge City for Bob’s career with Dillon’s. Bob died on January 20, 2004.

While in Newton, Madeleine taught French at Bethel College. She was a homemaker and was known as a kind and loving soul.

She is survived by her son: Roland (Beau) Moody and spouse, Tammy; four grandchildren, Darci, Danelle, DJ & Derek and three great grandchildren, Cash, Bailey, & Clara.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Jean and Marthe Rauzoul; sisters: Georgette Domenech and Helen Eckles; and husband: Robert R. Moody.

Funeral arrangements are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 29th at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel. Entombment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery Mausoleum. A visitation is scheduled prior to the service, from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Friday at Petersen Funeral Home.

A memorial has been established for the Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th, Lawrence, Kansas 66046.

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3 thoughts on “Madeleine Moody

  1. What a beautiful soul both inside and out! She will be missed. Our condolences to the family as you grieve this great loss. Much love to all of you.

  2. I became acquainted with Madame Moody on her visits to our French classes at Saint Mary of the Plains College in Dodge City in the 1970s. And then, over the years, I would see her occasionally when she visited the Dodge City Public Library where I have worked for many years. Madeleine was one of those people whom you remember. She was a beautiful lady and a wonderful soul who spread the “joie de vivre” wherever she went. How happy I am to have this lovely person. May she now know joy unending reunited with her departed loved ones. Adieu, Chere Madame Moody.

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