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Donna Suchy

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was July 27, 2023, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Donna Suchy, 81, of Cold Spring, who passed away, surrounded by family, July 23 at her home. Burial of the urn was in St. Benedict’s Parish Cemetery. Donna was born at home June 22, 1942, to Raymond and Mary (Klimek) Arndt in Brandon. She graduated from Brandon High School. After graduation, she worked as a nanny, waitress and as a baker. She was united in marriage to Jerome Edward Suchy Sept. 9, 1967, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria. Donna and Jerome owned and operated Suchy’s Service Station in Avon. After they sold the service station, she worked at Mills Fleet Farm in Waite Park in the Automotive Repair Department. She was a member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon, where she was a Eucharistic minister and with the Christian Mothers; and she was an Avon Hills Club member. Donna was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who loved to spend time with her family. Donna enjoyed sewing, puzzles, playing cards, fishing and watching her children and grandchildren’s sports and activities. She also enjoyed bowling, traveling, flower gardening, canning, baking and crafts. She will be remembered for her love of family, planning family reunions and socializing. She is survived by her children, Darrell (Judy) of Fort Myers, Florida, Denise (Cory) Lipinski of Clear Lake, Neal (Kristen) of Potomac Falls, Virginia, Curt (Joy) of Santiago, Debra (Brett) Beuning of San Antonio, Texas, Eric (Kim) of Paynesville, Chad (Alisha) of St. Anna, and Kristi (Jeff) Werner of Rapid City, South Dakota; grandchildren Emily, Jonathon, Megan and Isabella Lipinski, Taylor and Cayden Suchy, Alaynna, Marcus and Chloe Suchy, Kailani, Mason and Alexis Beuning, Carson, Brady, Kiera and Brooklyn Suchy, Nolan, Eli and Hannah Suchy, Weston, Logan and Pearl Werner; step-grandchildren Becky (Mark) Strait, Syndie (Corey) Hite and Beau (Kayla) Dannemiller; step-great-grandchildren Ava, Cole, Declan, Ryleigh Strait and Noah and Ruth Dannemiller; brothers Vernon (Karen) of Waite Park, Gery (Bev) of Little Falls, Dennis (Chris) of Brandon and David (Suzanne) of Wentzville, Missouri; sister-in-law Lucille Arndt; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerome; brother Wendell; and nephew Daniel. A heartfelt thank you to the staff of CentraCare Home Hospice, as well as Donna’s neighbors and friends for all of their loving and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. P-31-1B

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