Mabel A. LaHaug
February 14, 1939 ~ June 29, 2012
Mabel A. LaHaug, age 73, of New Hampton, IA died Friday, June 29, 2012 at New Hampton Care Center. Mabel Ann Hawkins was born February 14, 1939 in Dubuque, IA to Russell and Florence (Schemmel) Hawkins. She graduated from New Hampton High School in 1956. On August 27, 1956 Mabel was united in marriage to Hiram Norman LaHaug at St. Olaf’s Lutheran Church in New Hampton, where the couple made their home. To this union four children were born, Laurine, Norman, Laura and Christy. Mabel worked for 10 years at the A&P Egg Plant, later known as Hillandale Farms, 25 years for Sara Lee, as well as driving school bus several years. Mabel was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Hampton. She enjoyed dancing, playing cards, gardening and her pets. Mabel especially loved her grandchildren and attending their activities. Mabel is survived by her children, Laurine (Robert) Hackman of Lawler, Norman LaHaug of Seabrook, TX, Laura (Leon) Reicks of Postville and Christy (Mark) Gary of Omaha, NE; one brother, Louis (Norma) Hawkins of Lawler; her grandchildren, Tyler Hackman, Lindsay and Lucas LaHaug and Drew and Nash Reicks; as well as, two nieces, Susan Hawkins and Michele (Chad) Fritz. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hiram on September 3, 1997; and one brother in infancy, Anthony. Cemetery: Burial will be held at New Hampton Cemetery in New Hampton. Memorials may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation “JDRF”. Friends may greet the family from 11:00am-1:00pm on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton. Memorial service for Mabel will be held at 1:00pm, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with Pastor Glen Smith officiating.