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Donna Mae Skogen

March 26, 1929 — February 20, 2018

Donna Mae Skogen, passed away on February 20, 2018 at the age of 88 of a stroke at United Hospital District in Blue Earth.   Funeral Service will be Saturday February 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Earth.  Visitation will be from 11 until the time of the service.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Patton Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. www.PattonFH.com Donna Mae Skogen, daughter of Paul and Frances (Hughes) Dray was born March 26, 1929, in Blue Earth.  The family moved to a farm near Pilot Grove.  Donna graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1947.  Harley and Donna were married at First Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD on August 29, 1947.  They celebrated their 70th Anniversary last year.  Donna was a hard worker. She worked several years at Ben Franklin and later at Juba’s Super Value.  She also had numerous part time jobs.  She enjoyed sewing stuffed animals, needlework, playing cards, and camping in their motorhome. Donna and Harley wintered in the south for 18 years.  She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.Grateful for having shared her life are: her husband Harley Skogen of Blue Earth; daughters Judith (Nelson) Aakre of Onalaska, WI, and Debra (Bruce) Firkins of Bloomington/Fairmont; son Daniel (Susan) of Chancellor, SD; grandchildren Richard (Leslie) Firkins, Teresa Firkins, Aaron (Erica) Skogen, Rebecca (Randall) Erickson, Nathaniel (Alyssa) Skogen; great grandchildren Logan Paczkowski, Lucas Firkins, Tallulah and Scarlet Larson, Trevor, Kyle, Hailey, Andrea, and Cassandra Skogen, MicKala Skogen, Brittany, Dustin, Landan, and Rachel Erickson, Paul (Ginny) Skogen, Gavin Skogen,  and Kadin Zolnowski; great-great-grandchildren Leonardo and Jocelyn Skogen-Walker, and other relatives and friends. Donna was preceded in death by her parents, sister Betty (Ray) Sasse, and infant great granddaughter Danielle Erickson.   
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Saturday, February 24, 2018

11:00 - 11:30am (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

235 E 7th St, Blue Earth, MN 56013

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

11:30am - 12:30pm (Central time)

Trinity Lutheran Church

235 E 7th St, Blue Earth, MN 56013

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