Donna Marie Anderson was born on August 25, 1934 in rural Martin County, MN to Howard and Grace (Chance) Anderson. She attended country school in rural Fairmont and graduated from Fairmont High School. Donna was married and was the proud mother of three children. Over the past 30 years, Donna lived in Truman where she operated her antique shop. She was a doll collector and loved Victorian dolls and antiques and shopping for antiques. Donna was very artistic and had a talent for painting portraits. Donna died on Thursday, May 28, 2011 at her home in Truman.
Donna is survived by two daughters, Lesa Najt, Albuquerque, NM, Lana (Keith) Kruchten, Jackson, MN; one son, Brett Najt, Honolulu, HI; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 6 sisters, Maxine Maschoff (Lyle), Fairmont, MN, Lois Reineke (Wally), LeSueur, MN, Arlene Hewett (Jim), Mankato, MN, Elaine Wieskus (Joe), Jackson, MN, Sharon Niss (Darwin), Eagle Lake, MN, Audre Anderson, Truman; one sister-in-law, Marilyn Anderson, Fairmont; and numerous nieces and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Richard Anderson; one nephew, Jeff Reineke and one brother-in-law, Wayne Swanson.