Donna Rosenberg, 1938-2016

Published 10:24 am Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Memorial services for Donna Rosenberg, 77, of Albert Lea will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Ascension Lutheran Church. The Rev. Mark Boorsma will officiate. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the service at the church.  Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences are welcome at

Donna passed away Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester surrounded by family.

Donna Rosenberg

Donna Rosenberg

Donna Rosenberg was born on June 7, 1938, in Ceylon, the daughter of Charles and Geneva (Gangestad) Prull. She later moved to East Chain, where she graduated high school. She was united in marriage to Ronald Rosenberg on Dec. 27, 1957.  In 1957, she attended DeLyes Academy of Beauty Culture in Fairmont, where they resided until they moved to Albert Lea in 1967. Donna later started a daycare business and continued until 1992 when she became ill and needed a heart transplant. She later received a kidney transplant in 2002. Donna loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and also spending time having coffee with their group of friends at Hy-Vee. She was a very loving and caring mother and wife who will be missed very much.

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Survivors include husband, Ronald Rosenberg; son, Gerald (Carrie); daughters Derrice (Mike) Erickson and Deanna (Michael) Hutchins all of Albert Lea; brother and sister-in-law Darwin and Judith Rosenberg of Lakewood, Colorado; sister-in-law, Ramona Rosenberg of Fairmont; sisters Beverly Kinnander of Armstrong, Iowa, and Diane (Steve) Lawrence of Tacoma, Washington; grandchildren Blake, Skye and Logan Yotter, Samantha, Elizabeth, and Grace Hutchins, Hanna Silva and John Laganiere; great-grandson, Thomas Tonkin; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Geneva and Charles Prull; sister and brother-in-law Betty and Eugene Connett; brother, Durwood Prull; brother-in-law, Tom Kinnander; mother and father-in-law Levon and Chester Rosenberg; and brother-in-law, Gary Rosenberg.