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Donna Marie Brese

Donna Marie Brese, 65, Sioux Falls, passed away peacefully in her sleep, on Thursday, April 15, 2021, after a courageous battle with a terminal illness.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021, at Highland Cemetery in Glasgow, Montana. A Celebration of Life with friends and family to immediately follow at Sam and Jeff's.

Donna Marie Scheffelmaer was born on May 17, 1955, in Harlem, MT, to Otto and Lela (Nielsen) Scheffelmaer.

Donna will be deeply missed by her husband, Ken Brese, Sioux Falls; children, Chris Buckman and Jim (Keri) Buckman, Sioux Falls; special daughter in law, Heather (Adam) Hooper, Glasgow, MT; grandchildren, Jada Buckman, Julia Buckman, Zac Pittman, Ethan, Alayna, and Haylie; great-grandchildren, Zoe, Avianna and Milo; three brothers, Mitch Scheffelmaer, Robert (Candus) Scheffelmaer and Otto (Martha) Scheffelmaer; and many nieces and nephews and cousins.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Lee Cumber; and sister-in-law, Ruth.

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