Obituary: Ursula Langer

Ursula Inge Langer, 75, Princeton, died Saturday, March 31st at the University of Minnesota Hospitals – Fairview, Minneapolis, MN. Ursula Inge Schüler was born on February 14, 1937 in Wittenberg, Germany, daughter of Georg Alfred and Elfriede Marie Luise (Velten) Schüler.

She was interned in a Labor Camp after WWII in Germany. She was united in marriage with Klaus M. Mayer on March 31, 1956 and they made their way to Canada with their daughter, Annette. They made their way to Chicago and then to St. Paul, MN, where they settled in the 1970’s. Klaus returned to Germany. She worked at Kurt Manufacturing in Fridley and it was there she met Kenneth Langer. They were united in marriage on May 1, 1982 and they made their home in Ham Lake. Kenneth died on August 24, 2000 and Ursula moved to Princeton ten years ago. Ursula enjoyed cooking, knitting, flower gardening, crafts, Keystone beer and cigarettes, listening to her records and volunteering to help others at her church and in her community. She enjoyed making grilled cheese sandwiches and French toast. Her son, John’s friends enjoyed being around his mom. She continued to speak with a German accent. She is survived by her daughter: Annette Sand of Mission, TX and her son: John Howard (Shannon Daley) of Cambridge; grandchildren: Alex Hamernick of Columbus, MN, Brian Hamernick of Mahtomedi, MN, Samantha and Sabrina Howard of Princeton and Taylor Howard of Cambridge; five great-grandchildren; a brother: Edmund Mayer in Germany. The Funeral Service was held on Friday, April 6, 2012 at the Freshwaters United Methodist Community, River Campus, Princeton, MN. Burial: Glen Cary Lutheran Cemetery, Ham Lake, MN. (Williams Dingmann, Princeton)