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 www.rungemortuary.com.
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.