Veldonna D. Marcott, 77Veldonna Darlene Marcott, 77, Sleepy Eye, Minn., died at the Sleepy Eye Medical Center on Sunday, Jan. 1, of a long, courageous battle with cancer, with her daughter by her side.
Veldonna Darlene Marcott, 77, Sleepy Eye, Minn., died at the Sleepy Eye Medical Center on Sunday, Jan. 1, of a long, courageous battle with cancer, with her daughter by her side.
Funeral services will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, with Rev. Keith Ainsley officiating. Friends may call on the family from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the church prior to the service. Interment will be at St. Michael's Cemetery in Farmington, Minn., at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6.
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family via www.sturmfh.com.
Veldonna Darlene Marcott was born Oct. 15, 1934, in Bagley, Minn., daughter of the late Thomas and Edna Peters. After graduation, she became a nurse.
On June 11, 1954, she married Donavon Marcott in Red Lake Falls, Minn. They moved to Farmington in 1955, where she was a homemaker and a nurse at Sanford Memorial Hospital for 25 years. After Don's retirement in 1988, they moved to their lake home in Webster, Wis., where Donna worked as night charge nurse at the Grantsburg Nursing Home. They enjoyed wintering in Texas for 15 years. In 2001, Donna and Don moved to Sleepy Eye to live closer to their daughter and her family. Donna worked at the Sleepy Eye Care Center until her retirement.
She enjoyed needlework, sewing, and china painting, which she shared with family and friends. Donna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Veldonna is survived by her daughter, Darlene (Rodney) Brummund of Sleepy Eye; granddaughters, Katrina (Wade) Grams of Fairfax, Minn., Andrea Brummund of Sleepy Eye; grandson, John Brummund of Farmington; and great-granddaughters, Ariella and Amelia. She is also survived by sisters, Vivian Snobl of Central City, Iowa, Phyllis Marcotte of Sleepy Eye; brothers, Ronald (Linda) Peters of Dallas, Wis., and Bill Peters of Amery, Wis.; nieces, nephews, and many treasured friends.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, Donavon, and her parents.
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