Rowe Funeral Home and Crematory - Grand Rapids
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Age 78, Of Grand Rapids, MN died Friday, August 16, 2013, at Grand Village in Grand Rapids. Dona was born in 1934 in St. Paul, MN to Harry & Gladys Johnson. She graduated from St. Paul Central in 1952 and was united in marriage to Keith V. Lightfoot on August 9, 1952 in St. Paul. They lived in White Bear Lake and Finlayson. Dona worked as a Group Sales Manager for Chimera Theater Co. in St. Paul. She was a member of the Macalester Chapter, Order of Eastern Star and was very active in the Finlayson United Methodist Church. She worked as the Pine Lake Township Clerk in Finlayson, MN for 10 years. Dona enjoyed snowmobiling, gardening, crafting, traveling, mystery trips with grandchildren, and most of all - people. Dona is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Beth Ann; brother, William Johnson; and sister, Ida Mae Nally. She is survived by her husband, Keith; sons Jeffrey (Laurie) Lightfoot of Grand Rapids and James (Tammie) Lightfoot of Highland Village, TX; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She now rests in God's eternal care. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the United Methodist Church in Finlayson or Grand Rapids or to the Alzheimers Foundation. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until the 1:00 P.M. memorial service on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at the United Methodist Church in Grand Rapids. Rev. Al Bolte will officiate. Burial will be at 1:15 P.M. Friday at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Arrangements are by Rowe Funeral Home and Crematory of Grand Rapids.

Published in Pioneer Press on Aug. 18, 2013
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