116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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MARGARET ISABELLE HAUPT
Margaret Isabelle Haupt, 75, passed away Friday, April 8, 2016, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy after a lengthy struggle with cancer. Memorial service: 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at Coe College Clark Alumni House on College Drive. A reception will follow the service. Burial will be at a later date at Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan. Arrangements are with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.
Ms. Haupt enjoyed a 40-year teaching career at Coe College as the Joan and Abbott Lipsky Professor Emerita of Political Science. She retired in 2006. While at Coe, she also served as director of Thursday Forum and director of the Washington, D.C. Term.
A lifelong supporter of classical music and the performing arts, Ms. Haupt served on the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre board.
She was preceded in death by her parents, the Rev. John and Esther (Hart) Haupt; brother, Robert Haupt; and beloved friend, Maxine Moore.
Memorials may be directed to Coe College Friends of Music, Coe College Thursday Forum, Mercy Family Caregivers Center or the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.
Special thanks for the unconditional love and compassionate care given by the staff of both Home Instead and Hospice of Mercy.
Please share your memories on Ms. Haupt's tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.