Donna Dahle, age 87, of Morristown, died on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at District One Hospital, Faribault.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Morristown, with the Reverend Dr. Eugene C. Chase, Jr. officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Morristown.
Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Friday, November 11, 2011 from 3 to 7 p.m. and also at the church on Saturday for one hour prior to the service.
Donna, the daughter of Bernhardt O. and Hazelle S. (Lorenz) Borchardt, was born on May 8, 1924 in Morristown. She married Armin Dahle on November 14, 1941. She was formerly employed by Control Data and Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, both of Faribault. Donna was a specialty baker, an avid gardener and card player. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Bethlehem Lutheran Church Ladies Aid and the Golden Agers, all of Morristown.
She is survived by four children, Leon (and Shirley) Dahle, Larry (and Virginia) Dahle, Lonnie (and Sherri) Dahle, and Linda Dahle, all of Morristown; nine grandchildren, Nathan (and Heather) Dahle, Tim (and Kate) Dahle, Chris (and Teya) Dahle, Brian Dahle, Scott (and Beverly) Dahle, Jeffrey (and LeAnn) Dahle, Troy (and Brenda) Dahle, Kelly Dahle and Charles Dahle; 13 great grandchildren; one brother, Daniel (and Patty) Borchardt of Apache Junction, AZ; one sister, Dorothea Sutter of Waseca; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Beverly Wadd.
Name: John & Arlette Hogan
Date: Wednesday November 16, 2011
Dear friends & relatives of Donna Dahle, Our love & prayers and deepest sympathy with our cousin Donna going home to be with her Lord & Savior........We alway's got to see Donna at Bethlehem Lutheran Church when we were home from Pleasant Hill, California....and also seeing her working at the Legion in Morristown as we all gathered there for good food on Saturday evening......... We had to many health problems this year to get to Minnesota but we sure did miss our friends & relativesso many thing's and hope we can get home to Minnesota soon once again..........we missed all of our relatives and friends and we sure are praying for all of you & for us to get back to Minnesota whenever we can if & when God wants us to....In deepest sympathy & love , John & Arlette Hogan......
Name: Rev. Alvin R. and Jean Borchardt
Date: Monday November 14, 2011
We wish to extend our sympathy to the families of Donna Dahle. I am the son of the late, Rev. Alvin O. and Anna Borchardt, of Langenburg, Sask. We extend our deepest sympathy over the passing of your Mother, Sister, and Aunt. Death is not easy to accept at any time, but even in death we can "Rejoice," knowing Donna will be enjoying peace and happiness in the presence of her Savior and Lord! Although we were not informed of the date for the funeral, we would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy at this time. Sister Florence had her daughter, Patty Rux, send us the information from the Funeral Home in Faribault, the same place where her husband Lowell was also laid to rest! With our heavenly Father's comfort and blessings to all. Rev. Al and Jean Borchardt xoxo, Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
Name: Donna (Edwards) Reuvers
Date: Wednesday November 09, 2011
Dear Linda, Lonnie, Larry, Leon and families. I was saddened to read that Donna died. As a kid, I loved that she had the same name as me... and I remember her playing bridge at our house with Mom's bridge club. She made the 'fancy' cakes in the area... God bless you all...