Donna Reichl, 94, GenevaPublished 8:55am Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Funeral services for Donna L. Reichl will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove. The Rev. Jamie Cameron will officiate. Interment will be in the Clarks Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea and one hour prior to the service at church.
Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, Donna Louise (Fuller) Reichl was born in Iowa on June 30, 1918, and died on Sunday, March 31, 2013. She was adopted by Edward and Fredrikka Fuller at 10 days of age and was raised in Albert Lea. Donna was a partner in the farming business with her husband, Earl. They farmed in the Clarks Grove and Lerdal area and in 1954, moved to the Geneva area. After retiring from farming, Donna ran Reichl Boot and Shoe in Blooming Prairie for 15 years. She was a lifetime member of the Clarks Grove Baptist Church and had been a member of the East Geneva Neighbors Club since shortly after moving to Geneva.
Left to cherish her loving memory are her four children, Elaine (Dean) Jensen, Shirley (Buzz) Moen, Karen Core-Hemingway and Duane (Janice) Reichl; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 61 years, Earl; brothers, Lester, LeRoy and LeMoyne Fuller; one grandson, Curtis D. Jensen; and two great-granddaughters in infancy, Sophie and Grace Currier.
Memorials may be directed to Albert Lea Hospice at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, 404 W. Fountain St.