Luella M. Glaser

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Luella M. Glaser, age 84, of New Hampton, Iowa went home to be with her Lord and Savior at the New Hampton Care Center in New Hampton on January 9, 2012. Luella Marie Glaser was born on July 9, 1927 to Francis and Lornetta (Kalkbrenner) Rings in New Hampton, IA. She attended St. Mary’s School in North Washington for 11 years and graduated from New Hampton High School in 1945. Luella was united in marriage to Harold Glaser on October 28, 1947 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in New Hampton. The couple farmed west of New Hampton until 1977 when they retired to New Hampton. Luella loved her children and grandchildren making many sacrifices to assure that they were well taken care of, always putting others first. She loved gardening and her flower gardens. Luella was a member of St. Joseph’s Center – Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph’s Rosary Society, New Hampton Garden Club and was bookkeeper for Harold’s Nachurs Fertilizer. Luella is survived by her loving husband Harold of 64 years; children Lambert “Bert” (Pamela) Glaser of Dubuque, IA, Wilbert “Gus” (Carol) of Chatfield, MN, Zelda (Dennis) Demro of Nashua, IA, Dale (Elaine) Glaser of Ionia, IA, Lester (Wilma) Glaser of New Hampton, IA, Joyce (David) Dryer of Davenport, IA, and Gerard (Angela) Glaser of New Hampton; 25 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; brother Roger Rings of New Hampton; numerous nieces and nephews; in-laws Bernard “Barnie” (Fran) Glaser of San Francisco, CA, John Glaser of Phoenix, AZ, Joseph Glaser of New Hampton, Frank Glaser of Waterloo, IA, Vincent Glaser of Alta Vista, IA, Mary Ann (Brian) Valley of Orland Park, IL, Luella (Phil) Jorgensen of Cedar Falls, IA, and Donald Glaser of St. Charles, MN. She is preceded in death by her parents Francis and Lornetta; sister Francis Bohr; brother-in-law Art Bohr; sisters-in-law Mary Jo Rings, Elizabeth Huber, Margaret Zubrod, Lois Glaser, Phyllis Glaser, Clarice Glaser, and Laverne Glaser; brother-in-law Paul “Bobby” Glaser. Cemetery: Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in New Hampton with Jon Glaser, Tracy Demro, Kevin Glaser, Scott Glaser, Andy Glaser, Jacob Glaser, Noah Glaser and Berto Uribe serving as casket bearers and honorary casket bearers will be Luella’s grandchildren. Memorials may be directed to the family. at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with a rosary at 3:30pm and scriptural wake service at 8:00pm. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Friday. at Holy Family Parish-St. Joseph’s Center in New Hampton with Father Mark Osterhaus celebrating.

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  1. Dear Harry and Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Luella’s passing. I know she is at peace with Jesus in Heaven. May God give all of you His strength. We love yu. Lue and Phil

  2. Lester, Willie and all the family, You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May she rest in peace.

  3. Our deepest sympathy goes out to all your families. We will keep her in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish the good memories for years to come of her.

  4. Our deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of a very dear lady. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you during this time of sorrow. God be with all of you.

  5. Our sympathy to all the Glaser Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.

    Louise and Donn

  6. So sorry to hear about your Mom. She always had a smile and said Hi every time I saw her. She was a special Mom. May all the good times be in your memory now. All our thoughts and prayers. David and Jeanne Roder

  7. To the whole Glaser family, I am so sorry to hear of Luellas passing. Keep her in your memories and she will always be close to your heart. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  8. To Uncle Harry and our cousins,
    So sorry to hear of Aunt Luella’s passing. I’m glad we saw you one of the last times we were in Iowa. We won’t be able to travel from OK now, but our thoughts and prayers will be with you.
    Joan & Arnold

  9. You have our sincere sympathy for the loss of your mother, grandmother, and wife. Cherish your memories until you meet again in heaven.
    Joe and Sharon Haskovec

  10. Dear Joyce and Dave,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May our Lord grant you the comfort and grace you need at this time.

    Dave and Gwen

  11. Dear Lester, Wilma and Family. So sorry to hear the loss of you mother. Memories you have of her will last forever. Take care.

  12. Glaser Family:
    So sorry to hear the loss of you mother. I remember Luella as a hard working lady that thought the world of her family.
    Keep the memories you have of her close to your heart. May she rest in peace.
    Cyndy and Bob Weiglein

  13. Glaser Family~
    May the joyful memories help carry you through this difficult time. Sending loving thoughts and prayers to all. With hearfelt condolences and deepest sympathies,
    Roberta and family

  14. Our sincere sympathy to Harold and all the family. Luella was a very kind and loving lady. May she rest in peace.

  15. To the entire Glaser Family,
    We are sorry to hear about Luella.She was a wonderful lady and raised a great family. She will surely be missed by a lot of people.

  16. Dear Bert and Pam,
    So sad to hear of your mother’s passing. You will be in our prayers. Patty & Jerry Oberhoffer

  17. Dear Dave & Joyce & Glaser Family

    We are so sorry to hear about your Mother. Our thoughts & prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time.

  18. To the family. God Bless all of you. We know how hard it is to lose a loved one. You have our deepest sympathy.

  19. Dear Harold, Lester, Gerard and all of the Glaser family,
    I’m sorry we didn’t know of Luella’s death until we saw it in the paper on Fri. You have our deepest sympathy, and we ask our loving God to surround you with his love, peace and comfort. Luella was such a nice person – a kind and loving person. We always enjoyed visiting with her and you, too, Harold. You have a special family. May Luella now enjoy being in the loving presence of God.

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