Donna Lee (Currier) was born on January 17, 1937 at the farm of her Grandmother Westphal, near Gorman, South Dakota. She passed into the presence of her Lord Jesus Christ on July 23, 2019 at the age of 82.
Her spiritual birth occured on July 2, 1947 when she accepted Christ as her Lord and Saviour while attending bible camp at the Black Hill of South Dakota.
She spent most of her elementary years in various one room rural schools in Sully and Potter County in South Dakota. She attended middle school in Fortuna, California, and Agar, South Dakota, then transferred to Sunshine Bible Acadamy where she graduated from Grade 12 in 1955. She then attended Midwest Bible College in St. Louis, Missouri for three years and earned a Certificate in Christian Education. Later in life, Donna went on to attend distance and night courses in which she obtained her degree in Psychology from the U of M.
She was united in marriage to Donald Wesley Lee on June 7, 1956 in the Emmanuel Mennonite Church at Onida, South Dakota. Don and Donna went on to have three children: Sharon Rose and David Allen in St. Louis, Missouri, and John Mark at McCreary, Manitoba.
Don and Donna moved to Amaranth, Manitoba in 1962 to serve as children and youth workers with the Canadian Sunday School Mission.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Edna Currier, her father, Donald Currier, one infant brother, and one infant great grandchild.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband Donald Lee. Three children: Sharon (Daniel) MacAulay, David (Melody) Lee, and John (Sherry) Lee. Eight grandchildren: Chris (Cory) MacAulay, Jonathan (Danielle) MacAulay, Rachael (Dustin) Kampen, Tyler (Katelynn) Lee, Joshua (Mary) Lee, Faon (Jason) Penner, Tara (Andrew) Doell, and John Jr. (Laura) Lee. Thirteen great grandchildren: Liam, Lily, Camryn, Aria, Malachi, Rhyn, Teklia, Jonan, Teira, Edmund, Evalynn, and John Philip. Three Sisters: Carol (Daniel) Eggerbraaten of South Dakota, Brenda (Glen) Collard of California, and Susan (Donald) Wilson of Missouri.
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