Theresa “Terry” Schrage, 56, Marble Rock

Funeral Announcement

terryTheresa “Terry” Schrage, 56, of Marble Rock, passed away Monday, September 26, 2016 at Mercy Medical Center of North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa.

A funeral service for Terry Schrage will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Saint Mary Catholic Church in Roseville with Monsignor Brunkan celebrating the Mass. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Marble Rock.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hauser Funeral Home on Thursday, September 29 and an hour before the service on Friday at the church.

Theresa Marie Nixt was born November 4, 1959 in Charles City to Paul and Mary Lou (Scofield) Nixt. She attended grade school and high school in Greene. Terry’s first job was in her parent’s store, The Candle Shop, in Greene. On July 30th, 1977 Terry married Brad Schrage at Saint Mary Catholic Church. To this union were born three children: Andrea, Douglas and Samantha. Terry worked with Brad in his contracting business until he passed away in 2001. Most recently Terry worked for Sukup Manufacturing in Sheffield.

Terry enjoyed drawing, painting, puzzles, music, spending time with friends, gardening and canning. She loved buying and selling at auctions or on eBay and refinishing her furniture finds. Terry was stubborn to a fault and loved with her whole heart; a special portion of which was devoted to her dog Jazz. She passed away peacefully, on her own terms, surrounded by her loving children and niece Julia.

Terry is survived by her children: Andrea (Trinity) Laube of Nashua, Douglas (Nicole) Schrage of Nora Springs, and Samantha (Jesse) Otto of Parkersburg; grandchildren: Myranda Rae Webster, Alyssa Harley Laube, Caden Robert Schrage, Ava Irene Schrage, Quinn Audrey Schrage, Reese Mary Schrage, and Colton Bradley Otto; siblings: Steven (Geri) Nixt of St. Michael, Minnesota, George (Susan) Nixt of Greene, and Michael (Ruth) Nixt of Greene; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Brad in 2001; siblings: Sharon Louise Daub, James Louis Nixt, one infant sister, and one infant brother.

Hauser Funeral Home, (641) 228-2323, in Charles City, is in charge of local arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at