DonaBell D. Lovhaug, 93, of Rochester, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth in Rochester.
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DonaBell Delores Hadrath was born Sept. 6, 1920, to Ernest and Alma (Janke) Hadrath in Montevideo. She graduated from Montevideo High School. On April 28, 1940, she married Vernard Lovhaug in Montevideo. Together, they farmed in Montevideo until moving to Rochester in 1957. DonaBell worked for Mayo Clinic for 26 years until retiring in 1983.
She enjoyed gardening, camping, quilting, cooking, traveling and fishing.
DonaBell is survived by her husband, Vernard of 74 years; two sons, Tom (Harriet) Lovhaug of Rochester and Steve (Sue) Lovhaug of Oklahoma City, Okla.; her daughter, Deb (G.W.) Stevens of Racine; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Wayne and Robert, and one great-granddaughter.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 23, at 11 a.m. at Autumn Ridge Church, 3611 Salem Road S.W., Rochester, in the Timothy Chapel.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 22, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Montevideo.
Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place N.W., Rochester, MN 55901, 507-289-3600, ranfranzandvinefh.com.
Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes & Crematory
5421 Royal Pl Nw Rochester, MN 55901
Published in The Post-Bulletin on July 18, 2014