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Donna Teigen Dec. 5, 1929 - June 6, 2009

KITCHENER, Ontario, Canada -- Donna Teigen, 79, of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, and formerly of Willmar, died Saturday in Kitchener.

The service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Waterloo, Canada.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Erb & Good Family Funeral Home in Waterloo, Canada.

She was born Dec. 5, 1929, in Willmar to Elda and Harold Wallentine, and graduated from Willmar High School.

She started her nursing career in 1950 in Seattle, Wash., where she married Ragnar Teigen. They moved to Canada where her husband accepted an offer to chair the Old Testament Department at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary and she worked 25 years as coordinator of health services at Waterloo Lutheran University.

She is survived by her children: Christine Teigen of Waterloo, Canada, and Norm (and Carol) Teigen of Kitchener, Canada; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son-in-law: Ernie Meissner; and siblings.