Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 23, at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, with Father Nicholas Landsberger officiating.
Donna was born Nov. 18, 1927, in Minneapolis, to Albert and Sarah (Jacobson) Peterson. She was united in marriage to Gerald “Jerry” E. Hartman, Sept. 15, 1945, in Denver, Colo. Donna was a person full of life whom loved being surrounded by people. She was very fun loving, cheerful and full of energy. Donna cherished her family and lifelong friends and her many friends she made at Alverna Apartments and St. Gabriel’s Hospital where she worked for 25 years. She was dearly loved and will be dearly missed by many.
Donna is survived by husband, Jerry Hartman of Little Falls; son, Jerry Hartman Jr. of Cushing; daughters, Lynn (Doug) Kusske of Forest Lake, Tracy Barrett of East Bethel and Suzanne (Mark) Barrett of Elk River; grandchildren, Molly, Amy, Riley, Gina, Ross and Megan; five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and her dear friend, Dorothy LaPage. Donna was preceded in death by parents, Albert and Sarah Peterson; brother, Bert Peterson; sisters, Dorothy Stengel, Eleanor Lamb and Florence Garbini; and son-in-law, Derek Barrett.
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