NEW ULM – Donna Arnsdorf, 82, of New Ulm died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at the Oak Hills living Center in New Ulm.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at the First Baptist Church in New Ulm with Pastor Robert Fuller officiating. Burial will follow in the Springfield City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Sunday and 7:30-11 a.m. Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm and will continue for one hour prior to the time of service at church on Monday.
To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the guest book go to www.mvfh.org
Donna is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (David) Miller of New Ulm; sons, Warren (Cherie) Arnsdorf of Johnstown, Colo., Paul (Christie) Arnsdorf of Broomfield, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sharon (Ken) Renner of Springfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd Arnsdorf; a son Wayne in infancy; and by her brother, Jerry Moeller.
Donna Mae Moeller was born Sept. 16, 1931 in Springfield to Marvin and Lucille (Surls) Moeller. She attended Springfield schools and was a graduate of Springfield High School. Donna was united in marriage to Floyd Arnsdorf on September 6, 1952 at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Springfield. After marriage they resided wherever her husband Floyd was stationed as he served in the US Air Force. After her husband’s discharge from the military they moved to New Ulm where she was employed at BF Goodrich. Donna spent several years using her creative talents as a kindergarten teacher at the New Ulm Christian School and also took on driver’s education students and a local rural mail route. In later years she served as a in home care provider. She enjoyed reading, driving, exploring the countryside and spending time with her family.
Donna was a member of the First Baptist Church in New Ulm.