Donna Mae Hansen Thurston

Donna Mae Thurston
Feb/23/1934 – Sep/21/2023
Powers Funeral Home

1934

Donna Mae Hansen was born on 23 Feb 1934 in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA as an adoptive child of Andrew Oscar Hansen and Nikoline Kristina Christensen Hansen. The was the biological child of Robert Winters and Helen Anderson.

1945

On March 20, 1945, Donna Mae Hansen was mentioned as the daughter in the obituary of Mr Andrew Oscar Hansen. 

1959

On May 18, 1959, Donna Mae Hansen was mentioned as the mother on the birth record of Kathryn Christine Thurston.

1963

On March 5 1962, Donna Mae Hansen was mentioned as the mother on the birth record of Marjorie Elizabeth Thurston

2023

She died on 21 Sep 2023 in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, USA. She was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA at Lakewood Cemetery.

Obituary of Donna Mae Thurston

Ft. Worth, TX – A memorial service for Donna Mae Hansen Thurston, 89, will be held at 5pm on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Powers Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 1hr prior to the service at the funeral home. She will be interred with her beloved husband, Charles Albert Thurston, in Minneapolis, MN at a later date.

Mrs. Thurston passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023. Born in Minneapolis, MN, on February 23, 1934, she was adopted as infant and raised by the late Andrew Oscar Hansen and Nikoline “Lena” Kristina Christensen Hansen. She later moved to Fort Worth, TX in 1983, where she retired from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Surviving are her daughters, Kathryn “Kathy” Sams (Mead) and Marjorie “Margie” Thornton (Robert); grandchildren, Angela “Angie” Endres (Jason), Jennifer “Jenny” Gardner (Jay), Melissa Purrman, and Matthew Thornton; great-grandchildren, Haley Endres, Hayden Endres, Samantha Endres, William Endres, Victoria Endres, Ashlynn Gardner, Sabrina Gardner, Lucas Purrman, and Noah Blackwell; half-sisters, Judy Pfaff and Susan Stielow.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her biological mother, Helen Anderson; biological father, Robert Winters; half-sisters, Mary Edwards, LuAnn Koepke, Janet Hogan, and Joyce Neil.

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