Donna Richter of East Bethel died August 15, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 20th at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove. A visitation will be held from 5-8 PM Monday, August 19th at Strike Funeral Home -Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the funeral Tuesday at the church. Interment Old Bethel Cemetery.
Donna Mae Richter was born August 30, 1930 in St. Cloud to John and Sarah (Bialkia) Kurr. She was raised in the St. Cloud area. Donna married Raymond Richter on October 14, 1948 in St. Cloud. They made their first home in St. Paul and then moved to East Bethel where she has since lived. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove. She enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, feeding the birds; cooking and finding new recipes.
Donna died August 15, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids at the age of 82 years, 11 months and 15 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond in 2011; 2 sons, John and Mike.
Donna is survived by 4 children, Sharon (Dennis) Ferguson of St. Francis, Keith (Debbie) Richter of East Bethel, Tim Richter of Isanti, Nancy (Dave) Emmons of Plymouth; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 sister, Rosemary Meierhofer of Waite Park; and many other relatives and friends.