Connor James Moll
1999 - 2020
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Connor James Moll

Clive - Connor James Moll, 21, passed away November 16, 2020. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines (925 Jordan Creek Pkwy. West Des Moines, Iowa). Please follow this link to view the live stream https://hopeonline.tv/specialevents

He was born on September 28, 1999 in Des Moines. He graduated from Waukee High School in 2018 and was currently a junior at the University of Iowa.

Connor lived his 21 years to the fullest. He was loved beyond measure and fully reciprocated that love to his family and friends. He had a kind and gentle spirit, an easy-going personality, and loved to laugh.

Connor had a special connection with nature, in particular hiking, fishing, and mountain climbing. He had an adventurous spirit and loved to travel with his family.

Connor was passionate about sports. He especially loved watching NBA and NFL games with his friends. He never gave up hope on the Minnesota Timberwolves. He also loved to watch NCAA football and basketball games with his dad - cheering loudly for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Connor enjoyed close relationships with extended family on his dad's and mom's side of the family alike. He doted on the "littles" in his family and the adoration was mutual.

Connor has always been blessed with a close-knit group of friends, starting with neighbors and Eason Elementary classmates. The network broadened and deepened to Waukee High School; these close relationships continued as Connor and his friends headed off to their respective college campuses. Through these tight bonds, friendships were also formed between parents, creating a robust mutual support network.

Connor is survived by his parents, Bryan and Mara Moll; his grandmothers, Wanda Moll and Marjorie Nass; his aunts and uncles, Lori Cartmill, Scott (Le Ann) Moll, Brian (Ronda) Nass, and Miriam (Scott) Carlson; and his cousins, Tyler, Lauren, Bethany (Dave), Ben (Kelly), Greg (Rose Mary), Sarah (Keith), and Jenny.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Gary Moll and Martin Nass.

In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to Bryan & Mara Moll for a future memorial in honor of Connor.

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Published in the Des Moines Register from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2020.
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December 1, 2020
Bryan and family, so sorry for your loss. Please accept our heartfelt condolences while we pray for some comfort for your family during this time.
Charles Obia
Coworker
November 30, 2020
Bryan and Mara- My sincere condolences. There are no words that will help lessen your grief, as the loss of a child is unimaginable to most. Hold tight to one another through the coming days, and God will see you through.
Julie Hodges
Family Friend
November 25, 2020
I am thankful I had the opportunity to work with Will on the music at his beautiful memorial service. In the midst of helping Will sound absolutely wonderful on the song, I couldn't help but remember the awesome times I had with Connor. He was hilarious and I always looked forward to going to Iowa City and staying at the house whenever I could. Though I'm not an official brother of the brotherhood, I will miss him and his constant positive outlook like no other.
Quinn Hemesath
Friend
November 25, 2020
Brian and Mara, so sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
Rodney Morris
Coworker
November 24, 2020
It was a beautiful service today. My heart goes out to all the family and friends. May the circle be unbroken! I'm forever grateful to Connor for teaching me the rules of ladder ball and for inspiring me toward a passion for the game. He was also a really good sport when asked to take part in a photography project involving an article of blue clothing.
Lanson Moles Moles
Family
November 24, 2020
Bryan & Mara ~
My sincere condolences to each of you and your families. My heart breaks for yours. What a beautiful celebration of life in honor of your son. From the many stories swapped at work over the years, it was easy to see/hear Connor was a wonderful young man. The testimonies today were a testament to that as well. I pray that God's peace finds you and His light continues to guide you when it's needed the most.

~ Regina
Regina Haage
Coworker
November 24, 2020
One Sunday afternoon about 7 years ago I found myself locked out of my house, with no one around small enough to get into the garage window and to the opener. I remembered that morning at church Connor's auntBB Miriam (who lives a few miles from me) saying that her family was visiting at her house.
So I called her to see if there was a little person there who could come help me. Sure enough, Brian was about to leave to take some of them to the park in town. He was going right by my house, she said, and would be glad to stop by to help.
When he showed up shortly, out jumped skinny Connor. We helped him up to the window, he got through just fine, and up went the door with the opener.
It was really no big deal to either Brian (Nass) or Connor, but I was so grateful! I thanked them both, and away they went.
Billie Shelton
Friend
November 24, 2020
I'm so very sorry for your loss Bryan and Mara. My heart breaks for you both, I can't imagine what you are going through. Just know I'm thinking of your family and sending prayers to help you through this difficult time.

Julie
Julie Henderson
November 24, 2020
Connor will be missed, but be proud of the wonderful life you gave him and know he impacted many people. I really enjoyed seeing him grow up from a kid roughhousing with the neighbors to a fine teenager enjoying touring NYC, he was a very happy guy and fun to be around. I know how much he means to you and nothing can fill that void, but he would want you to find joy again soon. We are all here for you in your journey.
Joshua Girard
Friend
November 24, 2020
Mara and Bryan,
I'm so very sorry for your loss. May God Bless Connor and take good care of him. May God Bless you and your family as you take the time it takes to heal. ❤
Kim White Drenth
Kim White Drenth
Friend
November 24, 2020
Praying for you as you grieve over the tragic loss of your son. May you feel God's comfort in your time of loss and in the days and weeks ahead. Prayers of strength for getting through this difficult time.
Ann Schulte
Coworker
November 23, 2020
Bryan and Mara

.Loved Connor's smile! There are no words I can say that will lessen your grief.

My wish and prayer is for you to be able to find peace within in time.

God, your family and Connor's friends have a beautiful angel now! He was a beautiful person.

You're in my thoughts and prayers!
Sheri Griffeth
Family Friend
November 23, 2020
I am so very sorry to hear of Connor's passing. I worked with him at WalMart. He was such a kind, considerate and well mannered young man. I knew when I left for the day, I could count on him to take care of things. I will miss his great smile and kindness. Sending prayers for comfort and peace.
Kari Hahn
Coworker
November 23, 2020
Brian and Mara, I can only share my grief with you on Connor's loss. I didn't know him but I can only imagine how wonderful he was based on what I know about you. I will never understand completely what you're going through but I do know at some point you'll know God's peace. Please know you and your friends and family are in my prayers.
Robin Teetshorn
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November 23, 2020
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November 22, 2020
Connor was the best! Thank God for all the memories and times shared. We are thankful for the time you guys spent with us in Oregon. His gentle and joyful spirit will live on in our hearts.
Alan Moll
Family
November 22, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss. May you find peace in the memories. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lori Koppes
Coworker
November 22, 2020
Bryan and Mara - I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you and your family.
Nola Harper
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November 21, 2020
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Lynae Mercado
November 21, 2020
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family and may God give you peace. My heart goes out to you all after this sudden loss and no amount of words can express the pain you are going through.You and your family will be in my prayers. He will be dearly missed.
Lynae Mercado
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November 20, 2020
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November 20, 2020
Our prayers Go out to Connor's Family
Connor worked us (me n my husband )
in Online Grocery at the Iowa City Walmart and even though we only knew him for a short time while at work,,, We felt he was a Great worker and yes he had a kind soul!
Connor was always positive and happy and looked at the best in things!
He wasn't afraid to Help others and Connor was a blessing to be in Our lives!!
He will definitely be missed but we know he will always be in Our Hearts!❤ God Bless!
LuAnn n Tony Loftis
Coworker
November 20, 2020
Bryan and Mara,
We were so sorry to see the news of the heartbreaking and unexpected loss of your son, Connor. May you find some peace as you reflect on the joy Connor brought to your family and his friends. Our deepest sympathy.
Jim and Marcia Clary
Marcia Clary
Coworker
November 20, 2020
Connor was a great man and will be greatly missed. Thank you for the moments we shared at Iowa. Take care brother.
Dustin Hartley
Friend
November 20, 2020
Dear Bryan and Mara, Greatest sympathy to you for your great loss. Our prayers are with you. May God hold you in the palm of His hand and give you peace during this difficult time.
carol ihnen
Coworker
November 20, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss! You are all in my thoughts and prayers!
Jean McEvoy
November 19, 2020
I am SO, SO very sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers are with you, and all who knew & loved Conner!
Lori Peier
November 19, 2020
I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this very difficult time.
Lisa Bender
Coworker
November 19, 2020
Bryan and family--Sincere condolences on your tragic loss.
Dee Taylor
Friend
November 19, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you all.
Mike Leege
Coworker
November 18, 2020
I am praying for you guys through this difficult time. Connor was loved and always will be. I'm saddened that we don't get to watch him grow and accomplish all he wanted to. I will cherish the times spent together and the meaning of family. My heart goes out to you guys and if there is anything I can do to help let me know.
Tyler Moll
Family
November 19, 2020
I am so sorry to hear of your son's passing. What a truly breathtaking loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, May God may grant you some peace and comfort.
Mike Lund
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November 19, 2020
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November 19, 2020
My deepest condolences you have to go through a heartbreak like this. Sharing in your sorrow and keeping your family in our most caring prayers. Even though Connor was with us for too short a time, he filled the world with exuberance.
James Krohn
Family
November 18, 2020
Mara I'm so saddened to learn this news. I'm beyond words. You and your husband are on my heart and mind. Praying for you.
Amy Avila
Friend
November 18, 2020
Prayers for you both and your parents and extended family. A life cut short in our eyes is difficult to take. Connor was blessed with a loving family and many good friends. He will be remembered by many. Prayers for strength and comfort. Our hearts break but our minds know he is home with Jesus now. Hugs and prayers through this very hard journey. Love you. May you feel God's Arms surrounding you and holding you.
Pam Holtan
Family Friend
November 19, 2020
Bryan and Mara, our condolences and prayers go out to you and your family. My prayer is that a peace that surpasses all understanding may be given to you. Phillipians 4:7.
Dave and Becky Rewerts
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November 18, 2020
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November 18, 2020
Mara and Bryan, my thoughts and prayers are with you right now. My God wrap his arms around you and provide you comfort. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Julie Metz
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