Obituary of Ursula Westphalen
Ursula Westphalen passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021. She was born in Hamburg, Germany on October 31, 1938.
Growing up in Hamburg Ursula attended elementary and secondary schools. She was able to learn English in her first six years of schooling as Hamburg was in the British zone of occupation following World War II. She continued her post-secondary education with a two-year apprenticeship in business and secretarial work.
Ursula emigrated to Switzerland in 1963 and began working in Zürich, Switzerland. During her working years she was employed as legal secretary for Zürich’s most well-known lawyer whose clients included the heirs of Sergei Prokofiev and several heirs of people murdered in the Holocaust, and the Greiner Institute – European leaders in wind and solar energy.
Ursula met Robert A. duLaux in Karuna, a Yoga centre in Greece on the Island of Lesbos in 1993. Robert and Ursula moved to Prince Albert in 2003, married and settled in their house on the West Hill.
Ursula is survived by her husband, Robert, and her cousin, Wolfgang of Hamburg.
She was predeceased by her father, Fritz Heinrich Wilhelm Westphalen; her mother, Elsa Meta (nee Kröplin) Westphalen; and her sister, Edith (nee Westphalen) Behrens.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on July 31, 2021 in Christopher Lake at St. Christopher’s Church.
Family and friends wishing to send condolences are asked to do so by mail care of Beau “Lac” Funeral Home, Lorne Adams, Funeral Director, Prince Albert, SK 306-763-3322.To plant a tree in memory of Ursula Westphalen, please visit Tribute Store