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1938 Donna 2022

Donna Gehrig

October 29, 1938 — October 21, 2022


Donna “Tiny” Gehrig, age 83, of Barnesville, MN, died on Friday, October 21, 2022 at Bethany on University in Fargo, ND. 

Donna Rae Hines was born October 29, 1938, the daughter of Wayne and Martha (Holte) Hines in Foxhome, MN. In June of 1964 she was united in marriage with Louis A. Gehrig. 

She worked as a bartender at the Barnesville American Legion, bartender and server at the Galaxy Supper Club, King Koil Laundromat, sold shoes at JCPenney, and JF Green Shoes in West Acres, and before retiring worked at Walmart in Dilworth for about 12 years. 

Her hobbies included BINGO, bedazzling clothing, making Halloween costumes for her grandkids, baking bread, and shopping.  She also spent much of her time following her grandchildren’s sporting and school events. 

She is survived by three children:  Debra (Michael) DeMinck, Denis Gehrig, and Dawn (Steven) Montplaisir, all of Fargo; eight grandchildren:  Ashley (Joel) Brettingen, Emily (Cole) Hanson, Molly (Ian) Cochran, Jakob (Ashley) Gehrig, Bethany (Joseph) Cohen, Angela Rae Gehrig, Nicole Ann (Seth) Stone, Brandie Weiner, great grandchildren: Henry Cochran, Raeya Cochran, Casper Brettingen, Tayler Stone, Jaxon Stone, Sasha Pohl, Austin Pohl, Brian Milligan, and Kylie Karver; brothers: DuWayne (Dar) Hines and Glen (Jane) Hines; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Dana Hines in 1967 and Dean Gehrig in 2022, her parents Wayne and Martha Hines, brother Irvan Hines, sister Martha Irwin. 

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at Dobmeier Funeral Home in Barnesville, MN with Rev. Eric Souer officiating.  Burial will follow in City Cemetery, Barnesville. 

Visitation will be 9-11 AM prior to the service. 

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