Donna M. BrownDonna M. Brown, 84, died June 20, 2011.
Donna M. Brown, 84, born Feb. 22, 1927, in Ruthton, Minn., a longtime resident of Lakeside (South Range), died June 20, 2011, with family by her side.
Donna was preceded in death by her first husband Ralph (Bud) M. Roulston and her second husband Robert (Bear) C. Brown; her parents Thorvald and Rose Droge; sister Phyllis Kzaik; and dear friends Eloyce Hanson and Karl Neimi.
She is survived by her children Rose Marie (George) Larkins, Sturgis, S.D., Mary “Peggy” (Dave) Larson, Patti (Willie) Erickson, Robert Roulston, Gail (Garry) Carlson, Ralph “Casey” (Nancy) Roulston, Kelly (Vaughn) Paulson and Charlie (Melissa) Brown, all residing in Douglas County; brother and sisters: Lynford Droge, Shirley Droge and Vivian “LuLu” (Chet) Rhode, Onamia, Minn.
Grandchildren Christina Lewis, Jay Renquist, Angela Bodendorfer, Troy Larson, Neil Miller, Daniel Miller, Robert (Bud) Roulston, Jessica Roulston, Donna Colborn, Kyle Colborn, David Ackley, Shawna Roulston, Carl Roulston, Journey Brown and Delaney Brown; 19 great-grandchildren, one great great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Donna enjoyed life, her family and friends, and was adored by many and will be dearly missed.
To honor her wishes a fellowship luncheon will be held 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 at Lakeside Town Hall on Highway 13.
No flowers or monetary gifts please.
The family would like to sincerely thank all of the staff at St. Luke’s Hospice, Dr. Swenson and Dr. Martinelli for their exceptional care provided to Donna and to her in-home care providers/friends whom she grew so fond of over the past few years.