Nancy Jo Haertjens

August 25, 1960February 11, 2013
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Nancy Jo Haertjens, 52, of Davenport, passed away after a brief illness on Monday, February 11, 2013 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinic in Iowa City, with her loving husband by her side. Funeral services will be Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 10:00 am at The Runge Mortuary. Visitation will be Friday from 4 to 7 pm at the mortuary. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family for a college fund for her son, Adam. Online condolences may be left at Nancy was born August 25, 1960 in Davenport; the daughter of Charles and Sandra (Aubrey) Sharp. She was united in marriage to Joseph Haertjens on April 23, 1994 in Davenport. She worked at the Good Samaritan Nursing Center for thirty-three years until her illness. She was very dedicated to her family and had a big heart and lots of friends. She loved her dogs, Duke and Buddy and enjoyed swimming in her pool with family and friends. Her world revolved around her son, Adam and her husband, Joe. She was a member of the Davenport Women of the Moose. She is survived by her loving husband of eighteen years, Joe; son, Adam; mother, Sandra Sharp; mother and father-in-law, Fred and Naomi Haertjens; sister, Teresa Young; brothers, Jeff (Jerri) Sharp and Paul (Kim) Sharp; brothers – in-law: Jim (Nancy) Haertjens; Jeff (Charlotte) Haertjens and Bill (Kelly) Haertjens; nieces and nephews: Sara, Robert, Kayleen, Ryan, Kristi, Jacob and Samantha; great nephews, David and Aaron, and close friends Sara and Brianna. She was preceded in death by her father and sister, Vicki.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 16, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, February 15, 2013

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February 27, 2013

We are very sorry for your loss. Be comforted in knowing she is in heaven and is always with you. Debbie & Todd Gellerstedt (Bill & Kelly's neighbors)

Theresa Carr

February 21, 2013

Beautiful generous caring soul is what Nancy practiced every day. She is missed greatly. Prayers to Joe, family & friends. Theresa Carr

Lora Lee

February 18, 2013

My heart aches deeply for all who have been deprived the daily companionship of such a wonderful, caring, loving, beautiful and unique individual that barely describes NANCY. As for Joe & Adam, you are utmost in my thoughts & prayers. My heart cries for Sandy,(my BFF) Teresa, Jeff & Paul as they have lost someone who has been a lifelong presence in their family. Just know, ALL Of You, that she will stay in your hearts forever and is watching over you always. May GOD grant you the peace & serenity needed to be comforted during these trying times, untill the day you will all be together again in OUR HEAVENLY FATHER'S HOME ABOVE!!
Your Friend Always , Lora Lee & Family (Bluegrass, IA)

Barbara Metz

February 17, 2013

My sympathy to all family members.
Sincerely, Barb Metz (Chartrand)

Joyce Thomas

February 16, 2013

Bless yr heart & soul! Joe& Adam b strong & know she is with the angels & god. Ya'll take care , I worked @ good Sam 18 yrs; nancy, the same all the time!!!! Went to ya'll wedding & reception. Remember when Adam was born, my grandson 1 week before. Adam. Take care!!!!!

Renee Leonard

February 16, 2013

I will miss your smiling face and quick to laugh.

stephanie davis

February 15, 2013

Nancy will be so missed..What a great woman...My prayers and condolances..

Myra Cargill

February 14, 2013

I will miss you Nancy, you were a great friend to me. I have so many great memories of you and will carry them with me in my heart forever.

Jodie (Hawk) bennett

February 14, 2013

Sandy, Jeff, Teresa & Paul,
I was so shocked and dismayed to read about Nancy's passing. It just seems like yesterday we were all running around on 5th Street playing flashlight tag… oh my how time has passed. I am so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Cathy (Newton ) Castagnoli

February 14, 2013

Nancy,I miss you already,you were a part of my life for over 40 years,we had many good times together,and some sweet day,we will meet again,and have many more.I know your watching over your family from above,rest in peace sweet Nancy.