Donna Lee Ohlrogge


Donna Lee Ohlrogge, age 84 of Woonsocket, passed away Tuesday, April 20th at the Prairie View Healthcare Center, Woonsocket. Funeral services will be at 10:30am Saturday, May 8, at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Woonsocket. Burial following at the Eventide Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, May 7 from 5-7:00pm with a prayer service at 6:30pm at Basham Funeral Home in Woonsocket.

Donna was born April 2, 1937 to Melburne and Buela (Rush) Cummins in Kimball, SD. She attended grade and high school in Kimball.

Donna married Ray Dean Ohlrogge of Pukwana on April 29,1955. They lived in Pukwana for two years, then Chamberlain until December 1961. They then moved to Kimball where Ray operated the Mobil Service Station until 1966. Their last moved was to Woonsocket where she worked as a bookkeeper for her husband at Ray’s Service, and then Ray’s Ford until retirement in 1999.

She is survived by her husband and two sons: Dennis Ohlrogge and wife Yvonne of Huron, Keith Ohlrogge and wife Leslie of Woonsocket; grandchildren: Tyler Ohlrogge, Fanchon Ohlrogge, Elliott (Rikki) Ohlrogge, Evan Ohlrogge and Emily Ohlrogge; great-grandchildren: Laramie Rae Ohlrogge and Arya Grassel, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and brothers Gene Cummins and Richard Kingsbury.

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