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1933 Donna 2016

Donna Joersz

April 22, 1933 — August 18, 2016

Donna Mae Joersz, 83, Mandan, died surrounded by her family on August 18, 2016 at CHI St. Alexius Medical Center, Bismarck.

A funeral service will be held at 10 am on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 904 8th Ave SE, Mandan, with Reverend Ryan Wolfe officiating. Burial will be at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 pm on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Buehler-Larson Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Devotional Service at 3 pm. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Donna was born April 22, 1933 in Mandan to Joseph and Elsie (Moebius) Huber. She graduated from Mandan High School in 1951 and always loved attending class reunions. On October 28, 1953 she married Robert "Bob" Joersz in Mandan. Donna and Bob enjoyed traveling, summer vacations and camping with their family, going south for the winter, and trips to the casino. Her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and attending their activities. Donna also enjoyed playing cards, especially Pinochle and Bridge, and liked to crochet and knit. Very generous and giving of her time, she was very active in her church and was a Pioneer Leader.

Blessed to have shared her life is her husband of 62 years, Bob Joersz, Mandan; her six children, Dean Joersz, Danbury, WI, Kay (Scott) Stanford, Valley City, Joel (Randi) Joersz, Washburn, Lori (Steve) Lenhart, Charlevoix, MI, Robin (Kevin) Schreiber, Roscoe, IL, and Todd (Niki) Joersz, Mandan; 16 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren and one more on the way; two brothers, Vernon Huber, Mandan and Duane (Georgette) Huber, Livermore, CA; sister-in-law, Shirley Huber, Walnut Creek, CA; brother-in-law, Virgil Kilen, Mandan; and several nieces and nephews.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lorraine Kilen and Marlene Kindel; one brother, Edwin Huber; one sister-in-law, Marlene Huber; and one brother-inlaw, Melvin "Bud" Kindel.

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