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Donna Mae Kollmann

COURTLAND — Donna Mae Kollmann, age 81, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm surrounded by her loving family.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Courtland Evangelical Lutheran Church in Courtland. Pastor Gary Wong will officiate. Burial will follow in the Courtland Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Courtland Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To leave an online condolence for the family, or to sign the guestbook, please visit: www.mvfh.org.

Donna is survived by her husband of over 62 years; daughter, Lori Kollmann of Courtland; sons, Mike (Sandy) Kollmann of Courtland, Danny Kollmann of Courtland; 3 grandchildren, Brent (Angel Schaffer) Kollmann, Darcie Kollmann, Alex Kollmann; 3 great grandchildren, Payton, Elizabeth, Edward; and a sister-in-law, Sylvia Hulke of New Ulm.

She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Miranda Kollmann; sister, Marilyn (Orlyn) Martens; and her brothers, Harley Hulke and a brother in infancy.

Donna Mae Hulke was born May 21, 1938 to Alfred and Luella (Kohn) Hulke in New Ulm. She graduated from New Ulm High School and married the love of her life, Ron Kollmann, on September 28, 1956 at the Courtland Evangelical Lutheran Church in Courtland. Donna spent most of her life providing for her children as a homemaker. She also worked as a bookkeeper for Ron’s electric business, Kollmann Electric, for 42 years. When she was not working or raising her family, Donna and Ron raised paint horses, went bowling, and played bingo. They especially enjoyed going on vacations and trips, many of which Donna won from entering sweepstake giveaways. Donna was a member of the Courtland Martha Circle and an active church member at the Courtland Evangelical Lutheran Church. Above all else, Donna treasured all the time she was able to spend with her family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Although she may no longer be with us, her contagious smile and laughter will never be forgotten. Blessed be her memory.

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