Ursula Haack, 78 of Gladbrook, IA passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at Cedar Valley Hospice House in Waterloo, IA. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Maple Hill Cemetery in rural Gladbrook. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 30, 2020 at Peace United Church of Christ in Gladbrook. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice. Anderson Funeral Homes in Gladbrook has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com
Ursula was born October 20, 1942 one of eight children to Alfred and Melittle (Huth) Herm in Darmstadt, Germany. She grew up in Germany. Ursula worked cleaning houses and four years at Campry Military Base. She married Dick State after coming to the U.S. in 1965. They later divorced. Ursula was employed as a nurses aid at Harmony House in Waterloo as well at the Care Center in Traer. She married Dennis Haack in 1977, making their home on the Haack family farm for 43 years. Ursula was well known for helping many older residents in the neighborhood. She loved her dogs, crocheting, cooking, traveling to the Amana Colonies and the Botanical Center in DesMoines.
Ursula will be missed by her husband, Dennis, two sisters; Waltraud Schramm of Germany, Ilse (Ron) Kubik of Traer, a nephew, Darrin (Teri) Kubik, and a niece, Michelle Kubik. She was preceded in death by four sisters, and two brothers.
I remember Ursula having me try on her German outfits and taking pictures. And teaching me words in German and her laugh was so great. Praying for you Dennis in your loss.
Our deepest sympathy and regards. Take comfort that Ursula can Rest In Peace. She has won the battle, and no longer in painful misery. She has been rewarded an eternal life in heaven.
Ursula was kind and loving, helping the less fortunate, especially children. She loved her husband and his parents very much. Ursula talked about Dennis's parents a lot. how caring and loving they were to her. Her dogs were her children. She never gave up hope ,beating that terrible monster CANCER.I see her smiling and free of pain. Heaven gained another Angle. Aufwiedersehen Ursula
Thank you for all the summers on the farm growing up. You were truly an amazing and loving woman.
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