Dona Lou (née Edlund) Duffy, 95, died Nov. 30, 2022, at Lyngblomsten Care Center. Dona was born in Fargo, and grew up in Wolverton, Minnesota, and Abercrombie, North Dakota, before attending the University of North Dakota, where she earned her degree in teaching.
She taught high school English in Bemidji and Milan, Minnesota, before moving to the Twin Cities to teach at St. Paul Murray High School. She loved teaching at Murray and was remembered by former students decades later.
She was preceded in death by her parents Selmer and Grace Edlund and her husband Jim Duffy. Dona is survived by her son John (Kristi) Duffy, daughter Mary Ellen Gordon and three grandchildren.
Memorials preferred to Salem Cemetery, Box 37, Wolverton, MN 56594. Mass of Christian Burial was scheduled at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, New Brighton, Dec. 22, with burial at Resurrection Cemetery, Mendota Heights.