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Donna M. Aust

September 3, 1929 ~ April 4, 2018 (age 88)

Obituary

Donna M. Aust, age 88 of Elk River, passed away on April 4, 2018. Preceded in death by parents, Clinton and Irene Rommel; sister, Betty; brothers in law, Earl and Walter; and sister in law, Josephine. Survived by children, Kenneth (Sandy) Millslagle, Donald Jr (Barb) Millslagle, Lynn (Steve) Dittbenner and Cynthia Millslagle; step children, Larry (Annette) Aust and Allan Aust; 9 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren; brothers, Wayne Rommel and Jim (Sue) Rommel; and sister, Joni Christopher.

Donna worked for Federal Cartridge, 3M, and was an avid Twins Fan. She opened her own Beauty Shop in St Cloud in 1978. She moved to Elk River 59 years ago and was married to Don Millslagle Sr. After his death, she married Jim Aust and the two lived in Elk River for a while before moving to Alexandria on Lake Mary. After Jim’s death, Donna moved to a town home at Elk Run Village. She wintered in Arizona until the spring of 2015 when she became unable to care for herself. She then moved in to Guardian Angels by the Lake where she was wonderfully cared for by all of the staff.

Visitation at 10 AM, Friday, April 6, 2018 with memorial service at 11 AM, followed by a luncheon at Emmanuel Lutheran Church 1506 Main St NW, Elk River. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Arthritis Foundation.

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SERVICES
Visitation

Friday, April 06, 2018
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
1508 Main Street Northwest
Elk RIver, Minnesota 55330

Memorial Service

Friday, April 06, 2018
11:00 AM

Emmanuel Lutheran Church
1508 Main Street Northwest
Elk RIver, Minnesota 55330

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