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Donna Mae (Baumgartner) Bruestle

July 28, 1953 - May 11, 2022

Memorial Service - Tuesday

May 17, 2022
- 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Tuesday

May 17, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

A luncheon will be served following the service in Boulger Funeral Home's Celebration of Life Center


Boulger Funeral Home

Donna Mae (Baumgartner) Bruestle

July 28, 1953 - May 11, 2022


Donna’s service will be live streamed below starting at 1:45 PM on Tuesday:

Donna Mae(Baumgartner) Bruestle,68, passed away on May 11, 2022 at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Donna Bruestle was born on July 28,1953 in Linton,ND to Eugene and Barbara(Zacher) Baumgartner. She was one of fourteen children, seven boys and seven girls. Donna graduated from Stasburg Public School in 1972.

In October 1977, she married Tim Morris in Fargo, ND. During their marriage, the couple had two daughters, Kimberly and Kari.

In October 2000, Donna remarried Richard Bruestle in Fargo ND where they remained. After his passing, she moved to Bethany Retirement in Fargo ND for about eight years. She then moved to St. Raphael in Valley City.

Donna was best known for her love of bingo,butterflies, listening to music, and finding laughter wherever she could. She also really enjoyed playing cards, putting together puzzles, baking, making crafts, dancing her heart out and singing along. Her faith was also very important to her as she loved the Lord and would attend church whenever she could.

Her highlights of her life were her girls, her grandkids, and Diet Coke.

She is survived by two daughters: Kimberly(Paul) Carey of Fargo ND and Kari(Nathan) Popiel of Lincoln ND; six grandchildren: Jadah and Gavin Carey of Fargo ND, Lydell, Jack, Ty, and Hailey Popiel of Lincoln ND;former spouse Tim Morris of Fargo ND ;three brothers: Eugene Baumgartner of Jamestown ND, David(Kim) Baumgartner of West Fargo ND, Jerry Lee Baumgartner of Strasburg ND; five sisters: Marie Keller of Aberdeen SD, Patty Keller of Bath SD, Bernie Olheiser of West Fargo ND, Betty(Jim) Mulske of Champlin MN, and Tillie Holzer of Linton ND and many neices and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, four brothers: Danny, Frank, Charlie, and Clarence; and one sister; Evelyn.

Donna’s Video Tribute can be viewed below:


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