Ann Louise (Udelhofen) Oglesby, 59, of Cedar Rapids, went to be in the arms of our Lord, Jesus Christ, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 after a long battle with breast cancer. Funeral Mass: 1:00 pm Saturday, November 25, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hiawatha. A visitation will be held from 4-7 pm Friday, November 24, 2017 at Cedar Memorial Chapel Stateroom with a vigil service beginning at 7:00 pm. Interment: Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Dubuque, IA at a later date.
Ann was born January 23, 1958, the daughter of Gerald and Joan (Hemming) Udelhofen, in Clinton, IA. She graduated from Wahlert Catholic High School and the University of Northern Iowa. She earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Iowa and National Board Teacher Certification. Ann worked as an elementary education teacher for the Marion School District for thirty-eight years. She was a dedicated teacher and truly loved working with children. Ann married her high school sweetheart on June 7, 1980. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Ann enjoyed the outdoors; she loved camping, hiking, skiing, fishing, biking, and campfires. She liked to bake and was an accomplished seamstress. Ann took joy in meeting with her friends for coffee and Bible study.
Survivors include her husband, Steve; two daughters, Jessica (Shawn) McCarthy of Fort Wayne, IN, Amanda (Trevor) Maddox of McPherson, KS; son, Daniel Oglesby of Minneapolis, MN; five grandchildren; mother, Joan Udelhofen of Dubuque, IA; three brothers, Steve (Myrna) Udelhofen, Dave (Ann) Udelhofen, Jim (Betsy) Udelhofen; and sister, Joanie (Chris) McDonough.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gerald “Jerry” Udelhofen.
Ann was beloved by all those that knew her. She will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Breast Cancer Research Foundation, www.bcrf.org
or The Someday Foundation, www.thesomedayfoundation.org
in memory of Ann.