Deloris (Dee) Hazel Donohue
Deloris (Dee) Hazel Donohue, age 91, passed away on June 5, 2019 at Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids. She was a new year's baby being born January 1, 1928 to Oscar and Ingeborg Johnson in rural Cook, MN. Deloris graduated from Cook high school in 1946. She married Elwood (Al) Steele in 1948 and was blessed with five children including Lyndon who died in infancy.
She married Edward Donohue in Nashua, Iowa on May 23, 1986. They enjoyed many years of traveling, spending winters golfing in Lake Havasu, AZ and living on Lake Allie near Buffalo Lake, MN with the Oakdale Golf course directly across from their home. She spent many happy days on that course winning several tournaments. She moved to Park Rapids in 2013, living at Summerfield Apartments and later at May Creek Lodge in Walker. She so enjoyed her many friends at both places, visiting and reminiscing about past travels and adventures.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children: Harlan (Dianne) Steele of Quemado, NM; Jeanine (Bruce) Baldwin of Coloma, MI; Stewart (Nancy) Steele of Park Rapids, MN and Doylene (Red) Austin of Lawley, AL. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren and 29 great-great grandchildren; one sister Doris (Gene) Kantola of Cook, MN and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, infant son Lyndon, her parents, brothers Arthur Johnson, Ernest Johnson, infant twin brothers Roy and Ray Johnson; sisters Mabel (Arthur) Anderson and Nora (Clem) Vanderbloeman.
Memorial services will be held at 11:30 am on Saturday, June 29 at Faithbridge Church in Park Rapids with Pastor Ken Polley and Pastor David Cripes officiating. Visitation prior to the service. Honorary urn bearers will be her grandsons: Troy Steele, Brent Baldwin, Randy Austin, Cocoa (Vernon) Schauer, James Harris and Harlan E. Steele.
Inurnment will take place at St. Boniface Cemetery in Stewart, MN next to Edward at a later date.