Slaggert, Ursula M. (Hein) Saginaw, Michigan Loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at her home. Age 96 years. The daughter of the late Gustav W. and Louise (Poerschke) Hein, Ursula was born August 9, 1924 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She graduated from P.J. Jacobs High School, Stevens Point, in 1942. Ursula received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1947 and was employed at St. Joseph Hospital, Milwaukee. She was a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society. Ursula was married to Edward W. Slaggert Sr. on August 2, 1947 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin and came to Saginaw in 1949.He predeceased her October 12, 2009. Her family always remained her primary concern. She was an active member of Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption and St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. She served on the steering committee which established Abortion Alternatives Information/Pregnancy Aid in Saginaw in 1973, was appointed the first Director and later was a member and Past President of the board and an active volunteer. Ursula was also a board member of Pregnancy Services of Michigan. Ursula was appointed by the late Bishop Francis F. Reh to initiate the Natural Family Planning Program in the Saginaw Diocese. In 1996, Ursula and Ed together were inducted into the Saginaw Catholic Schools Hall of Fame. She was a member of the League of Catholic Women, Saginaw Genealogy Society, Women's Bowling Association and a past President of the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary Council #4232. Surviving to cherish her memory are four daughters, five sons and their spouses, Mary Beth and Randy Brady, Ann Arbor; Peggy Slaggert, Saginaw; Paul and Karen Slaggert, Hiltonhead, South Carolina; Stephen Slaggert and his wife Dr. Kathy Greenberger, Evanston, Illinois, Jack Slaggert, East Jordan, Michigan; Ellen and Rev. Paul Nuechterlein, Racine, Wisconsin; James and Olga Slaggert, Denver, Colorado; Carol and David Petersen, Hemlock; Andy and Tara Slaggert, South Bend, Indiana; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Slaggert, Florida; 25 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Alfred and Mary Ann Slaggert; numerous nieces and nephews. Ursula was preceded in death by her son, Edward W. Slaggert Jr., her granddaughter, Anna Slaggert, one great-grandson, Gabriel Nave, three half- brothers and three half- sisters, Helen Sullivan, Hedwig Oliphant, Lucy Hein, Dr. Lee F.A. Hein, Dr. Eugene Hein and Joseph Hein, and by brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dr. James and Jean Keyes. Ursula's family extends their gratitude and appreciation to the staff of Homestead and Covenant V.N.A. Hospice for their loving and compassionate care. Funeral Liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 1, 2020 at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, 615 Hoyt Ave., Saginaw, Michigan. Rev. Fr. William Rutkowski will officiate with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may visit at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., (between Shattuck and McCarty), where the family will be present on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass. In accordance with the State mandate ordinance, the limitations of number gathered, mask wearing and social distancing will be observed and due to capacity restrictions, public seating for the Funeral Mass may not be available. For those who wish to attend remotely, the service will be live streamed beginning at 10:55 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 using the following link, https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/48369170
. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Saginaw County Right to Life or Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption Outreach Food Program.