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Donna Meyers

Donna Meyers, 93, of Northwood, ND passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Northwood Deaconess Health Center in Northwood. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Ebenezer Lurtheran Church in Northwood. A visitation will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service at the Bilden-Askew Funeral Home in Northwood.

Donna Nelson was born May 19, 1924 to Henry and Pearl (Tolan) Nelson. She grew up near Hatton along with her 5 sisters and 4 brothers. She graduated from Hatton High School. After high school, Donna married James Hanson. They worked together on their farm, raising turkeys, potatoes, grains and beans. Together, they raised their three sons. After James death, she married Aloyus Meyers.

Donna enjoyed traveling. One of her favorite trips was when she and Al traveled to Africa. She liked golf, bridge, reading, working with her flowers and visiting her friends.

Survivors include her children: Larry (Renee) Hanson, Hatton, ND; James (Susan) Hanson, Stillwater, MN; stepdaughters: Gaynelle Rydland, Grand Forks, ND; Diane Peterson, Thief River Falls, MN; grandchildren: Shawn, Chad, Jill, Jeni, Jim, Heidi, John, Heather, Jenna and Taylor; step-grandchildren, Garth and Malena; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Della (Jerry) Tufte, Northwood, ND; brother, Darrell (Jeanne) Nelson, Santa Paula, CA.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husbands, son, Leland; step son-in-law, Mike Rydland; and siblings: Muriel, Helen, Patty, Kathy, Richard, Howard and Keith.


Bilden-Askew Funeral Home
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    Northwood, North Dakota 58267

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Bilden-Askew Funeral Home
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    Northwood, North Dakota 58267

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Ebenezer Lutheran Church
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  • 220 South Dohney Street
    Northwood, ND 58267

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To Donna's family my deepest sympathy. I absolutely loved her. She was so much fun to visit with when she came to Suzie's Mop Shop.

Suzie Myron Jun 29 2018 12:00 AM

Larry, Jim and families,I am so sad to read of your Mother's passing. She was a wonderful sweet lady. My memories of her go way back to childhood and I was fortunate to see her in more recent years when in Northwood. God's blessing and love,Cindy

Cindy Abalayan Mar 8 2018 12:00 AM

I hope to make the wake on Wednesday. Our prayers and thoughts are with Jenna Zavoral, and the entire family, as you work through this difficult time.

Jodi Zavoral Mar 6 2018 12:00 AM

My condolences to the entire family in the loss of Donna! We certainly shared many good times and she had a zest for life and lived a nice long life! She was compassionate and a friend to many! I will miss her telephone calls and her visits to Arizona! My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time! LYNN

Dr. Lynn R. Groth Mar 6 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of aunt Donna's passing.Many memories and good times shared.Will never forget all the family gatherings and visits....Chuck, Sissel, Ben and Steph

Charles Brandon Mar 4 2018 12:00 AM