Donna Mae Augustin

Donna Mae Augustin

SLEEPY EYE — Donna Mae Augustin, age 83, of Sleepy Eye died on June 21, 2018, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye.

Service will be held at the Church of the Japanese Martyrs, Leavenworth, on Tuesday, June 26, at 10:30 a.m.

Interment will be IN the Japanese Martyrs Catholic Cemetery in Leavenworth.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

On-line condolences may be left for the family at

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 November 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 and 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 and brothers, Gordon, Raymond and Leonard Hose.