Donna Marie (Preuss) Hague, 65, of Bradenton, Florida passed away Monday, July 1, 2019 at her home. Donna Marie was born June 1, 1954 to Harold and Nell (Wille) Preuss in West Union, Iowa. She graduated from Postville High School in 1972 and earned her Bachelor’s of Science & Nursing and Master’s of Science & Nursing degrees at the University of Iowa. She was a dedicated nurse for many years and enjoyed her profession very much.
Donna was united in marriage with Danny Hague on May 8, 1982 at Prince of Peace Lutheran in Davenport, Iowa. Two daughters were born to this union. Donna worked as Director of Behavioral Health at a variety of hospitals including twenty-five years at Genesis Health Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa, West Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, Tenet Corp. Hospitals in Miami and West Palm Beach and at Sarasota Memorial Hospital. In her spare time, Donna enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, relaxing and spending time with her family. She was the smartest, most caring, selfless person her husband and daughters will ever know. She would drop everything to help someone in need. She attended Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Bradenton, Florida. Donna belonged to several professional organizations and was a strong supporter and advocate for the NAMI organization.
Donna is survived by her loving husband and soulmate, Danny Hague of Bradenton, Florida; daughters, Brooke (Mike) Sturm of Wayne, Nebraska, Tara (Bryan) Foit of DeWitt, Iowa, stepdaughter Brenda (Samuel) Giacobbe of Colorado Springs, CO; grandchildren, Chase, Evlyn, Taelyn, and soon-to-be born baby Sturm, and Aidan and Charlotte Foit; step-grandchildren Brittni (Ross) Johnson, Kyle (Mary) Ruser, Haley Newcomb, Zach Hague, and Bryce Hague; mother Nell Preuss of Castalia, Iowa; siblings, Jeanne (Butch) Tessmer of Clermont, Iowa, Lynn (Stan) Staats of Wapello, Iowa, Lee Preuss of Postville, Iowa, Dennis (Ann) Preuss of Waterloo, Iowa, Laurie (Jim) Herman of Elkader, Iowa, Peggy (Dan) Osborn of Waterloo, Iowa, Kathy (Bill) Wagner of Clermont, Iowa, Sheila (Bob) Burgin of Clermont, Iowa and Jo (Darren) Larson of McGregor, Iowa; many nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Donna is now reunited in Heaven with her father, Harold Preuss; father-in-law, Dan Hague; sister, Beth Leckey; stepson, Lance Hague; nephew, Nick Leckey; and infant grandchild, Rowyn Sturm.
Visitation will be Wednesday, July 10, 2019 from 4-7 pm at Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service and one hour before Mass at the church on Thursday.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 am on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at St. Bridget Catholic Church, Postville, Iowa with Rev. Nils de Jesus Hernandez and Rev. John Moser as the Concelebrants.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the family for future memorial use.
Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Postville, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.