Donna M. Christensen

MANKATO – Funeral services for Donna M. Christensen, 85, of Mankato, Minn., formerly of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont with interment in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont.

Donna passed away Thursday morning, Oct. 17, 2013, at her home in Mankato. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Saturday at Lakeview Funeral Home.

Donna Mae (Johnson) Christensen was born Aug. 27, 1928, in Fairmont, Minn., the daughter of Henry and Beatrice (Borchert) Johnson. Donna loved her family and dogs. A cold beer on a hot day was always enjoyed. She was a good friend to many and there wasn’t a garage sale that she would miss.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Debra Johnson (James) of Mankato, Minn., and Vicky Christensen of Oshkosh, Wis.; grandchildren, Heather Johnson of Lino Lakes, Minn., James Johnson Jr. of Mankato, Minn., and Nicole Mattke (Jason) of Shawano, Wis.; great- grandchildren, Kaitlyn Johnson, Nicholas Johnson, Carson Montgomery, and Anna Montgomery.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Beatrice Johnson; and a sister.