Tricounty News

Donna Luoma, 67

Donna Luoma of South Haven died peacefully at her South Haven home Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4, 2013, surrounded by family, friends, and dogs. She was a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was 67.

The family will hold a celebration of Donna’s life at her South Haven home beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, with a remembrance of Donna at 3 p.m. All those who loved this remarkable woman are invited to attend. The address is 13143 State Highway 24 NW, South Haven MN 55382.


Donna Mae Luoma was born Oct. 21, 1945, to Melvin and Ruth Sigerson. Following her father’s death two months after Donna’s birth, her mother remarried and the family settled in Hopkins where she attended public school.

She married Fred Luoma in 1962, and eventually moved to a small farm in South Haven where Donna was free to indulge her passion for gardening, horses, cats, and stray dogs. She worked for the past 14 years at Product Technologies in Maple Lake.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; and brother Kenneth Sigerson.

She is survived by her husband Fred; daughters Jody (and Paul) Goenner of Clear Lake, and Jamie (and Brian) Fisher of Monticello; grandchildren Ben Fisher, and Austin Goenner; and brothers Charles Wise of Sauk City, Wis, and Tom (and Mollie) Wise of Stillwater; as well as numerous nieces and nephews; and her extended family of many friends.