Donna Mae Pertl, age 85, of Buffalo, formerly of Annandale, died on Monday, December 1, 2014 at her home under the care of hospice.
Memorial Services will be held 1:00 pm, Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Annandale United Methodist Church in Annandale with Rev. Ruth Hograbe officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Donna Mae Pertl was born February 24, 1929 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota to Aldrich and Eva (Weaver) Ostlund. Donna graduated from Alexandria High School and then attended college at Hamline, University of Minnesota and Mankato. She worked for the Robbinsdale School District as a special education instructor until her retirement in 1985. Donna was a member of the Annandale United Methodist Church as well as the Annandale Improvement Club and volunteered at Camp Friendship over the years. In her spare time, Donna enjoyed gardening, reading and pontoon rides.
She is survived by her children, Nancy (Bill) Smith of Annandale and Larry (Nancy) Pertl of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Matthew (Patty) Carlson of Apple Valley, Mark Smith of Eagan, Daniel Pertl of Ozark, Missouri, and Sarah (Paul) Allen of Nashville, TN; great grandchildren, Alexander Daniel Pertl, Addison, Cody, and Emma Allen, and Austin Carlson; siblings, Irene Bergstrom of Lakeland, FL, Myron (Audrey) Ostlund of Atlanta, GA, and Neil (Betty) Ostlund of Alexandria, MN. Donna is preceded in death by her husband, Al.
 Sharon Planer, along with Mark and Ardis Nelson will provide music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.