Maurita “Rita” Lubbers

Nov 16, 2020
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Private family graveside services will be held at Hudson Cemetery



Hudson Cemetery


UnityPoint Hospice


Maurita “Rita” Lubbers, 53, of Hudson, died at her home on Monday, November 16, 2020, following a hard-fought battle with colon cancer.


She was born October 28, 1967, in Waterloo, daughter of Larry McCulley and Helen (Myers) McCulley and graduated from Hudson High School in 1986.


She married David "Dave" J. Lubbers August 10, 2002, at St Timothy Lutheran Church in Hudson. Rita worked at Gray Transportation for 19 years. Previously she worked for Principal Financial and Iowa Glass.


She was a member of St Timothy Lutheran Church, a past president of the Waterloo Transportation Club.  Rita was a social butterfly, a caring, nurturing person, and was a hard worker.  Everyone called her Mama Rita. Her love for family and friends was deep and genuine.


She is survived by her husband, Dave, daughter Danielle "Dani" McCulley, son Dakota Lubbers, mother Helen McCulley, brother, Chris (Barbara) McCulley, sister Dawn (Dennis) Young, stepmother Janette McCulley, and granddaughter Blaiklee Schatz, all of Hudson; and many nieces, nephews, beloved family members and friends.


Preceded in death by her father and maternal and paternal grandparents.

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  1. James A Wahner | Nov 22, 2020
    So sorry for your loss Dave & Family you have our deepest sympathies. Roadway Jimmie
  2. Barb Parker | Nov 20, 2020
    To the family of Miss Rita::: be so proud of this lady-----she fought so very hard to continue her normal life and tried no to let this monster take her from this world. God Bless her for her fight. She was a remarkable lady,always had a smile,never selfish(especially with her vegetables)a great pleasure to call a friend. May her wonderful warm personality help your heart's pain during this difficult time. Hold on to the great memories-----she will always be at your side. May God give you all strength,each and every day. With deepest heartfelt sympathy. Parker and Barb
  3. Jerry Sarsfield | Nov 18, 2020
    So very sorry gor your loss. Heartfelt condolences.

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