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Donna M. Wakefield

Donna M. Wakefield

May 27, 1929 - April 2, 2009

LITCHFIELD -- Donna Marie Wakefield, 79, of Litchfield, died Thursday at the Lakeside Nursing Home in Dassel

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Ostmark Lutheran Church, rural Watkins. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

She was born May 27, 1929, in Watkins to John and Lilly (Hanson) Johnson. She attended high school in Litchfield, graduating in 1945.

She married Gerald Wakefield on June 21, 1947, in Watkins. Throughout her life she lived in the Forest City and Litchfield area. She worked for the Meeker County Deputy Register of Deeds and was abstractor for Thomton, Sperry and Jensen.

She was a member of Ostmark Lutheran Church where she was active with WELCA. She was also an active member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Auxiliary and was past president of the American Legion Auxiliary.

Donna is survived by her children: Rebecca (and John) Breene of Cadott, Wis., Priscilla (and Bruce) Mumford of Litchfield, and Jameson (and Stacia) Westfield of Buffalo; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, four brothers and three sisters.