April 21, 1931 - December 20, 2016


Donna Mae Glader, age 85, Sartell, MN, formerly of Cloquet, MN, died Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at Country Manor Health Care Center, Sartell, MN.

There will be no funeral services as per Donna’s request. Burial will be in Sunrise Memorial Park, Hermantown, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Donna was born April 21, 1931 in Cloquet, MN to John M. and Dora A. (Lung) Peterson. She married Melvin F. Glader on August 1, 1950 in Cloquet, MN. Donna was employed as an operator for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Cloquet, MN and then as office manager for Dr. E. O. Hanson in Cloquet, MN.

Survivors include her husband, Melvin Glader of Sartell, MN; sons, Kerry (Barb) Glader of Sauk Rapids, MN; Greg (Laurie Warren) Glader of St. Cloud, MN; daughter, Merrie (Lyle) Olson of Stanley, NY; former daughter-in-law, Laurie Glader of Lake Henry, MN; brother, David (JoAnne) Peterson of Glenwood, MN; sister, Susan Attwood of Northfield, MN; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Jack Peterson and grandson, Benjamin.