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Donna Jean Andersen

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GRAVESIDE SERVICE

Date:
Friday, November 9, 2018

Time:
1:30 P.M.

*Please gather with the family fifteen minutes before the service at the cemetery.

Location:
Oakwood Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota

INTERMENT
Oakwood Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota

 

Obituary

Donna J. Andersen, age 82 of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Monday, November 5, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System Austin. Donna Jean Bakken was born January 20, 1936 in Le Roy, Minnesota, the daughter of Carl and Anna (Wendt) Bakken. On June 28, 1953, Donna was united in marriage to Merle P. Andersen in Austin. Together the couple had seven children. After their marriage, Donna and Merle lived for a time in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and then in 1995 they returned back to Austin. Donna enjoyed her role as a stay at home mother. She truly loved spending time with her grandchildren and family. Donna also loved to cook and bake for them, and in her spare time liked to read. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Survivors include her children, Rick (Marilyn Iverson) Andersen of Austin, MN, Mark Andersen of Austin, MN, Dan Andersen of Tulsa, OK, Nicolas Andersen of Austin, MN, Vicky (Mike) Arndt of Austin, MN, Patti Clarke of Pensacola, FL; 5 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; brother, Duane (Bonnie) Bakken of Blooming Prairie, MN; sister-in-law, Patricia Andersen of Rose Creek, MN. She is preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Anna Bakken; husband, Merle Andersen; daughter, Julie McGuire; grandson, Jamey Andersen; and siblings, Mel, Darrell, Ardith, and Duane.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin. Please gather with the family fifteen minutes before the service at the cemetery. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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