Donna Therkelsen

Jun 28, 1938 - Oct 20, 2013

Donna Therkelsen, 75, Toledo, went to be with the Lord Oct. 20, 2013.

She was born June 28, 1938, to the late Betty and Chris Therkelsen.

Donna taught at Mills School in Sandusky for several years before moving to Toledo. She started working for the Toledo Catholic Diocese with a strong interest in social justice. Donna retired after 40 years of dedicated service. She enjoyed golfing, knitting and gardening. Donna’s passion was animals, she volunteered for Paws and Whiskers for many years.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Mychal (Lauren) Thom; sister, Cathy (Charles) Krumholtz; grandchildren, Jeremiah, Isaiah, and one-on-the-way (due in December); nieces and nephews, Jennifer (John) Harp, and Rebecca Krumholtz.

The family will receive guests 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church, 1119 W. Bancroft St., Toledo. The Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m., at the church. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky.

The family requests memorial donations be made to St. Martin de Porres, or Paws and Whiskers-Toledo.

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