Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Marian Ellen O'Donnell, 73, of Washburn, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, in Red Rose Health and Rehabilitation Center, Cassville.

She was born Aug. 11, 1939, in Clam Falls, Wis., the daughter of Arne Henry and Melba Owens (Peterson) Borreson. She was united in marriage to Jessie Gilbert and to this union two children were born. On Aug. 2, 1986, in Burnett County, Wis., she was united in marriage to Neil O'Donnell, who preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 2012. Also preceding her in death were her parents.

Survivors include: one son, John Gilbert, of Minnesota; and one daughter, Donna Pasch, of Washburn.

She spent much of her life in Wisconsin where she was employed as a nurse's aid and CMT and also worked for insurance companies doing physicals. In 1987, she and her husband, Neil, moved to Washburn. She was employed with Oxford Home Health for 13 years. She was a member of New Freedom Worship Center, Purdy.

Funeral services were held Monday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Reverend Joe Wogoman conducted the services. Burial was at Washburn Prairie Cemetery at Washburn.

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