Ursula Heier, 80, of Decorah, Iowa, died peacefully Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at the Winneshiek Medical center in Decorah.

Survivors include her four children, Patricia (Allan) Dahlen, Decorah, Gerhard (Julie) Heier, Spring Grove, Thomas Heier, Tulsa, Okla., and Iver Heier, Jr., Des Moines, Iowa; grandchildren: Tanya (Steven Johns) Dahlen, Allan (Jana) Dahlen, Jr., Amanda, Amy and Amber Franzen, and Josh and Brandy Heier; a great-granddaughter, Lillian "Lilli" Donna Dahlen; a sister, Edith (Hans) Mayr, Bad Tolz, Germany; a brother, Lothar (Rosemund) Glaser, Zwickau, Germany; and close family member, Monica (Ano) Luwisky.

Ursula was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Frieda Glaser; her beloved husband, Iver Heier, Sr., on Aug. 30, 1975; a sister, Crystal Glaser; and a brother, Werner, and his wife, Rosemarie Glaser.

Funeral services were Jan. 19 at the Canoe Ridge Lutheran Church, Decorah, with Rev. Stacey Nalean-Carlson presiding. Burial was in the Canoe Ridge Lutheran Cemetery, Decorah.

The Schluter - Balik Funeral Home, Decorah, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.schluterbalikfuneralhome.com.