Donna M. Schroeder
Donna M. Schroeder, age 93, of Wells, MN formerly of Minnesota Lake, MN, died December 25, 2021 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 3, 2022 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Minnesota Lake, with Fr. Greg Havel officiating. Interment will be in STJB Catholic Cemetery in MN Lake. Visitation will be from 9:00 -11:00 AM prior to the service at the church on Monday, January 3, 2022. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is entrusted with arrangements. Please see brussheitner.com to leave online condolences.
Donna M. was born May 21, 1928 in Wells, MN to Alfred and Hattie (Schultz) Swenson. She attended and graduated from Wells Public High School. On July 28, 1947 Donna was united in marriage to Burton Schroeder. Donna worked at the Golden Bubble for over 40 years and sold Avon. She was active in her community, especially Festag. Donna was a member of the Degree of Honor, the Historical Society, Garden Club and the American Legion Auxiliary. Donna enjoyed word puzzles, puzzles, gardening, playing 6-5-4, and collecting cardinals. She loved attending local sporting events.
Donna is survived by her children: Thomas (Sandy) Schroeder of Wells, MN, and their children Tyson and Derek (Tara) Schroeder; Jennifer (Matt) Simon of Minnesota Lake, MN, and their children Abby and Emma Simon; Charles Schroeder of Minneapolis, MN; Richard (Marcia) Schroeder of Wells, MN, and their children Troy (Brandie) Anderson, Tara and Tanya (Steve) Meyer; 14 great and 9 great-great grandchildren; brothers-in-law Maynard Schroeder of Lakeville, MN, Bill (Shirley) Schroeder of Woodland, CA; many nieces and nephews and their families.
Donna was proceeded in death by her parents; husband Burton; sons: Jerome and Jason; siblings: Dorothy (Irving) Simonson, Donald “Jack” (Bev) Swenson, Rita (Donald) Braun, Alice (Cecil) Refsland, Arnold Swenson, and Joseph Swenson; sisters-in-law: Betty (Bob) Supalla, Helen (John) Supalla and Delores Schroeder.
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