Donna M. Ewers, 87

Donna Margaret Ewers, age 87, of Alexandria, MN and Deland, FL, and formerly of Delano, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, at her home in Alexandria.

She was born Aug. 14, 1928, in Franklin Township, to Julius and Julia (Luffey) Johnson.

Donna is survived by her daughter, Becky Lea; step-children Rosalie Thompson, Martha (Rod) Rasmusen, Deborah (Pete) Smude, and Henry (Kathie) Ewers; 28 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; and her brother, Robert (Doris) Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; children Gary Ewers, Ronnie Eggersgluss, and an infant boy; and step-daughters Nettie Briggle and Theresa Finneman.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, followed by interment in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Visitation was Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 4 to 8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano; and continued Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, prior to the Mass.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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