Donna Marie (Carlson) Middleton

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Donna Marie (Carlson) Middleton

Donna Marie (Carlson) Middleton born Nov 11, 1949 in Crookston, MN to Woodrow and Stella Carlson. She was 1 of 5 children born to this union. Donna grew up in Crookston attending Washington Elementary and Crookston Central High. She graduated the class of 1967. In 1976, she attended nursing school and graduated June of 1977. In July of 1977, she married the love of her life Larry Middleton. After they moved to North Carolina, the family grew as Larry has two boys, Marc and Matthew and Donna had Dawn. This was a big adjustment for all. They had a son together named Joseph. Larry was in the military which meant frequent moves. In 1989, Larry decided to retire and settle down in the St. Louis area. Donna worked at St. Anthony's Hospital for 19 years.

In 2016, Donna was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. She fought a good fight but lost her battle on October 10, 2021. Donna loved crocheting, quilting, cooking and baking. Her specialty being banana bread. She belonged to Graceway Quilters.

She leaves behind Larry Middleton, husband of 43 years; daughter Dawn Resendiz of Crookston, MN; son Joseph Middleton of Desoto, MO; two granddaughters Kennedy and Karly Resendiz; brother David Carlson of Crookston, MN; brother Denny Carlson of TX; sister Carol Abeld of Crookston, MN.

She is preceded in death by her parents Woodrow and Stella Carlson, sister Shirley Carlson, and stepson Marc Middleton.

Posted online on November 03, 2021

Published in Crookston Daily Times

Obituaries in Crookston, MN | Crookston Daily Times

Donna Marie (Carlson) Middleton

Donna Marie (Carlson) Middleton

Donna Marie (Carlson) Middleton born Nov 11, 1949 in Crookston, MN to Woodrow and Stella Carlson. She was 1 of 5 children born to this union. Donna grew up in Crookston attending Washington Elementary and Crookston Central High. She graduated the class of 1967. In 1976, she attended nursing school and graduated June of 1977. In July of 1977, she married the love of her life Larry Middleton. After they moved to North Carolina, the family grew as Larry has two boys, Marc and Matthew and Donna had Dawn. This was a big adjustment for all. They had a son together named Joseph. Larry was in the military which meant frequent moves. In 1989, Larry decided to retire and settle down in the St. Louis area. Donna worked at St. Anthony's Hospital for 19 years.

In 2016, Donna was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. She fought a good fight but lost her battle on October 10, 2021. Donna loved crocheting, quilting, cooking and baking. Her specialty being banana bread. She belonged to Graceway Quilters.

She leaves behind Larry Middleton, husband of 43 years; daughter Dawn Resendiz of Crookston, MN; son Joseph Middleton of Desoto, MO; two granddaughters Kennedy and Karly Resendiz; brother David Carlson of Crookston, MN; brother Denny Carlson of TX; sister Carol Abeld of Crookston, MN.

She is preceded in death by her parents Woodrow and Stella Carlson, sister Shirley Carlson, and stepson Marc Middleton.

Posted online on November 03, 2021

Published in Crookston Daily Times