Dorothy Jean (Trovillion) Moon

Graveside services for Dorothy Jean Trovillion Moon will be at 2PM Friday, March 8, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, with the Rev. Dr. Tom Brady officiating. Dorothy passed peacefully on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at her home. Dorothy was born February 6, 1932 in Lawrence, Kansas, the daughter of John (Lonnie) and Mayme A. Trovillion.

Dorothy graduated from the School of Education at the University of Kansas. She was employed by the Lawrence School District for many years and taught in the Shawnee Heights School District, retiring in 1993.

Dorothy was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Autumn Club, Douglas County Association of Retired School Personnel and a ladies club composed of Lawrence High School (1950) graduates, known as the “Been There, Done That” club.

Dorothy married Duane R. Moon on August 5, 1950 in Lawrence, Kansas. He survives of the home. Other survivors include two daughters: Linda Young (Jim) and Brenda Hardtarfer (Dan); one son, Duane [Randy] Moon (Raelynn), all of Lawrence; six grandchildren: Jeremy Young, Randi Harms, Cody Young, Brandon Hardtarfer, Jaymie Hardtarfer and Baylie Moon; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Jeri Hammig, Overland Park, Kansas and Darlene Pennock, Gardner, Kansas; brother-in-law, Rev. Robert Hopkins of Bloomfield, Nebraska; and many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.

Dorothy enjoyed traveling with Duane in their motorhome, Jayhawk football & basketball, and especially her grandchildren.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorials to Lawrence VNA Hospice or Lawrence Oncology Center at LMH in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at

Messages & Condolences

From Nancy Leak (Elbert)...

Duane So very sorry to read about Dorothy. I had not seen either of you for several years, but good memories, including FL. which is now where I live permanently.
My sympathy and prayers, Nancy

From Mary Barke...

Brenda and family, Linda and family, and Randi,
I was so sorry to hear of Dorothy’s passing.
Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. My love to all, Mary

From Michael Wolfe...

Aunt Dorothy, is a blessing. So kind and loving. May peace be with you and yours.

Michael Wolfe

From LDCFM1Y...

The most sincere condolenced send by LDCFM1Y. We are very sorry for your loss.

From Diana Leming...

Linda, and family sorry about the loss of your mom.May the lord help you in this time of sorrow, Peace be with you.

From Rosie Beltch...

Brenda and family
So sorry to hear about the loss of
your Mother. God bless you all

From Sandy Eisen...

Dorothy will forever be in my heart laughing with me, boosting my spirits, sharing special secrets, and reminding me that our friendship was so dear to her heart! I feel her strength especially now as I mourn the loss of my own Mother!
May God’s comfort surround the family and give them peace!
My love to all!

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