Donna Mae Augustin 83, of Sleepy Eye, died on June 21, 2018,
Donna Mae Augustin 83, of Sleepy Eye, died on June 21, 2018, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m., at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m., at the church. Service will be held at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs, Leavenworth, on Tuesday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Japanese Martyrs Catholic Cemetery in Leavenworth. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Donna Mae was born on June 22, 1934 in Brown County, the daughter of Richard and Syrealda (Cossins) Hose. She attended country school and later graduated from Sleepy Eye Public High School. Donna attended college in Mankato where she received her nursing training. Donna married Russell Augustin on Nov. 25, 1952 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. Donna worked at the Sleepy Eye Hospital for 30 years, taught Title 1 at Leavenworth and did home health for several years. She was a member of the Japanese Martyrs Catholic Church in Leavenworth. Donna enjoyed reading, sitting by the lake, flowers, traveling and especially spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include, her children: Kathleen (Bruce) Meier of Owatonna, Ron Augustin of Sleepy Eye, Steve Augustin of Sleepy Eye; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, sister: Evelyn Aukrust of Sleepy Eye. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Russell, sons: Michael and Daniel; sisters: Caroline Olson and Elzina Christensen; brothers; Gordon, Raymond and Leonard Hose.