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DONNA MAE TJADEN, age 87, of Blue Earth, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at United Hospital in Blue Earth. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 2:30 PM, at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, with Rev. Dave Drescher officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery, Winnebago. Visitation time will be one hour prior to services, at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com Donna Mae was born July 7, 1925, in Aurora, South Dakota, the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Lindeman) Tjaden. Donna Mae was a longtime resident of Elm Homes in Blue Earth where she loved trips with the residents and staff. She also loved being outdoors with nature, loved animals and singing. She was a volunteer at. St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center and attended adult day care activities there. DONNA MAE is survived by her sister, Opal (Eldon) Jones of Winnebago, her brother-in-law, Bill (Grace) Tyler of Sioux Falls, SD, many nieces & nephews and her Elm Home Family. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Mildred (Edmund) Jones, sister, Gladys (Dennis) Lindberg and sister, Ruth Tyler.