Donna Mae Pease, 87
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:07 AM
Donna Mae Pease, 87, of Chatfield, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, where she had been a resident since March 2011.
Donna Mae Kohlmeyer was born Sept. 18, 1925, in Rochester, to Louis and Dorothy (Kamnetz) Kohlmeyer. She graduated from Chatfield High School. She was united in marriage to Calvin "Hank" Pease on Sept. 26, 1944, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield. She was a housewife, and had many different jobs, one of which was helping Hank on the farm. Hank died Feb. 16, 2010.
She was a member of Ladies Aids, the Red Hats, St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Chatfield Golf Course. She enjoyed bowling, square dancing and 500 Club. She also loved to knit, gardening and canning, and she was an excellent cook.
She is survived by one son, Donald (Elaine) Pease of Chatfield; and a daughter, Penny (Wayne) Heppding of Chatfield; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marie Carlin of Albert Lea.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother and one sister.
Funeral service were held Saturday, April 27, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield, with the Rev. Preston Paul officiating. Burial was in the St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Memorials are preferred to the Narthex/Lift fund at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield.
Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield assisted the family with arrangements.
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