Friday, July 14, 2017 8:50 pm

DONALD “DONNIE” HOVDEN, 84, of Burr Oak, died Friday, July 14, 2017, at his home. Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Monday, July 17, at the Madison Lutheran Church, 2658 Madison Road, Ridgeway, with Rev. Jeff Hansen presiding. Burial is in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, July 16, at the Schluter – Balik Funeral Home and also after 10 a.m., at the church Monday morning. Donnie is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Ina Hovden, Burr Oak; four daughters: Jody (Mark) Noack, Newton; Diane (Jeff) McCabe, Decorah; Brenda (Bob) Sutton, Decorah; and Deb Bohr, Decorah; 11 grandchildren: Nicole Noack, Danielle (Tanner) Illingsworth, Michelle (Ben) Branderhorst, Danny (friend, Mandy Ollendieck) McCabe, Leslie (JD) White, Stephanie (Zach) Fromm, Jenna (Payton) Haynes, Austin Sutton, Allissa (fiancé, Rusty Cook) Bohr, Rachel (Tylor Fairchild) Bohr and Garrett (Jaden Severson) Bohr; 10 great-grandchildren: Wally and Marcella Fromm, Harper and Taysom Haynes, Cabe and Lainey White, Brantley McCabe, Ethan and Evelyn Illingsworth and Lillian Branderhorst; Donnie’s siblings and their spouses: Marv Hovden, Decorah, Kay Reagan, Waukon, Sarah Otteson, Decorah, Mary (Hubie) Teslow, Decorah, Dorothy (Larry) Brooks, Anamosa, Kate Hovden, Decorah, Georgiann (Duwayne) Schweinefus, Decorah; Ina’s brother, Wayne Marshall, Austin, Minn. and her sister, Jeanette Ludeman and friend, Clair Allen, Grand Meadow, Minn.; along with many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Donnie was preceded in death by his parents, Carmen and Myrtle Hovden; brother, Carmen Hovden; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Ruth Marshall; step-father, Adolph Nordsvig; brothers-in-law: Curt Cornelius, Donnie Graves, John Reagan and Dave Otteson; sisters-in-law, Donna Hovden and Barb Marshall; great-nephew, KJ Hovden.

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