Donna Mae Frost Feb. 14, 1937 - June 7, 2009
MAPLE GROVE -- Donna Mae Frost, 72, of Maple Grove, formerly of Willmar, died Sunday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church in Willmar. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Memorials are preferred to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation.
She was born Feb. 14, 1937, near Amiret to Wilbert and Bernita Vanderwerf. She grew up in Sleepy Eye, graduated from Sleepy Eye High School in 1955 and from a business college in Minneapolis.
She married Wyman Frost on July 3, 1958, in Sleepy Eye. They lived and farmed in the Svea community. She managed the Willmar Community College bookstore for more than 31 years. She retired in 1989 due to health problems. She later moved to the Twin Cities and was employed at Target and as a rental property manager.
She was a volunteer for the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Home Extension and Polycystic Kidney support groups. She was also a 4-H leader, member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union, and her church, serving as a Methodist lay speaker.
She is survived by her three children: Connie (and Scott) Stahnke of Spicer, Colleen Frost of Maple Grove and Caren (and Bradley) Carlson of Paynesville; seven grandchildren; five siblings: Janice (and Dennis) Krueger of Svea, Gary (and Jody) Vanderwerf of Windom, Roy (and Sally) Vanderwerf of Minneapolis, Twollie (and Kristin) Vanderwerf of Burnsville and Kevin (and Kim) Vanderwerf of Oro Valley, Ariz.; and half sister: Geraldine Shaikoski of Fairmont.
She was preceded in death by a sister.