Iowa Falls High School

Class of 1969

Edith Mott

Edith Mott

December 28, 1909 - January 31, 1997

IOWA FALLS - Edith Mae Mott, 87, of Iowa Falls, died Friday January 31, 1997, at Scenic Manor Nursing Home in Iowa Falls.  Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 4 at Surls Funeral Home in Iowa Falls with burial in Linwood Park Cemetery, Boone.  Rev Lynn Spencer-Smith officiated.

Edith was born December 28, 1909, in Boone, to George and Alta Baker Mott.  She and her family moved to a farm North of Alden in 1917, four years later to Dows where she graduated from High School.  She attended the University of Northern Iowa, and received a teaching degree.  She taught in several country schools  before moving to Iowa falls where she taught fifth grade at Central School until retiring in 1976.  She was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Iowa Falls ad the Retired Teachers Association of Iowa.  Edith enjoyed teaching and children.

Survivors include two brothers, Harold Mott and wife Amber of Plymouth, Indiana, and Victor Mott and wife Evelyn of Alden; a sister-in-law, Lois Mott of Strawberry Point; a niece, Pamela Mott OF Plymouth, Indiana and five nephews, Jerry Mott of Norfolk, VA, Larry Mott of Texas, Craig and Timothy Mott of Iowa Falls, and Theodore Mott of Alden.  She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Dale and Ernest Mott; and a niece, Kristie Mott.

Surls Funeral Home of Iowa Falls was in charge of the arrangements.