Date of BirthJanuary 27, 1930

Donna Kramer Obituary

Date of BirthJanuary 27, 1930

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Date of DeathDecember 09, 2016

Donna Kramer Obituary

from Rochester, Minnesota, United States

Donna Joan Kramer, age 86 passed away on December 9th 2016 at Cottagewood Senior Communities in Rochester. Donna Joan Block was born on January 27, 1930 in Haverhill Township to John and Avis (Mulholland) Block. She attended Haverhill Country School, Eyota School, and later graduated from Rochester High School. She married Gerald Pike on July 27, 1949 at the Little Brown Church in Iowa. Together, they had five children. She worked at Mayo Clinic in Surgical Recording for over 40 years. Years later, following Gerald's death, Donna married DuWayne Kramer. She was a longtime member of Homestead United Methodist Church in Rochester. In her retirement, she volunteered for many organizations including Rochester Public Library and the Methodist and St. Marys' Auxiliaries. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, the Elks Lodge Does, Eagles Club, and loved to dance, especially square dance. She also enjoyed gardening and raising her horses. Donna is survived by her children Roger (Barbara) Pike of Eyota, Susan Pike of Rochester, Jeffrey (Leander) Pike of Waseca, MN, Jerry (Carrie) Pike of Eyota, fifteen grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her son Randy Pike, an infant daughter, her first husband Gerald, her sister Anita Hasley and her brother Russ Block. The Funeral Service for Donna will be held on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 11:00AM in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. Visitation will be held starting at 9:30AM in the chapel. Burial will be in the Milton Cemetery in Dodge County. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Mayo Clinic's Study of Aging. Macken Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com

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