Donna D. Gathje, 81 of Kellogg, MN, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019, at Rochester East Health Services, Rochester, MN.
Donna Darleen was born May 12, 1938, in Rochester, MN to Floyd and Gertrude (Adams) Dunford. On June 30, 1956, she married Carroll Brevig at Homestead Memorial Church, Rochester and he preceded her in death in 1982. She later married Marvin Gathje on November 7, 1986, in Colorado. She was previously employed at Bouquet Enterprises, Kellogg and Town & Country Restaurant, Kellogg.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin; her son Westen (Charlotte) Brevig; two grandsons: Carl (Carri) Brevig and Andrew Brevig; four sisters: Bessie (Herb) Zimmer; Adelia Marquardt; Darlene Schreyer; and Virginia (Dan) Winter; a brother, Walter Dunford; step children: Wanda Gathje and Debra Gathje; a step granddaughter Amber (Ryan) Siebel; a step grandson Reed Merkel; a step great grandson Ezekiel Siebel; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Carroll; a brother George Dunford; a step son Brian Gathje; a step grandson Trenton Merkel.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 6, 2019, at Abbott Funeral Home, Wabasha, with Reverend David Knox officiating. Interment will be at Grandview Memorial Garden, Rochester, MN.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory, Wabasha, MN. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.abbottfh.com
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