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Donna (Dwire) Harrington

Donna (Dwire) Harrington, 85, of Cannon Falls, formerly of Backus, passed away at Twin Rivers Senior Campus surrounded by her family March 29, 2013.

Donna was born Nov. 14, 1927, to Ella and Frankford Hasbrouck in Cass Lake, Minn. She lived most of her life in Backus were she raised her family. She moved to Effie after marrying Patrick Harrington in 1989. Donna loved life, was a very active lady who loved to travel, dance, raise her chocolate Labs and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Donna is survived by her children, Kirby (Cheryl) Dwire, Dale Dwire and Vickie (Lawrence) McCarty, all of Backus, Bobbi Haverinen of Deer Creek, Dawn (Dean) Haverinen of Sheldon, N.D., Pansi (Kevin) Millage of Cannon Falls, Twyla (Burtis) Moore of Shawneetown, Ill., and Toni Jo Dwire of Fort Dodge, Iowa; stepsons, Ike, Dan, Patrick (Kelly) and Kim Harrington; 28 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; brothers, Frank (Annette) Hasbrouck and Clarence (Julie) Hasbrouck; sisters, Trina Burges and Margie Stenroes; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Jack Dwire, Robert Dwire and Patrick Harrington; sister, Gladys Sullivan; sons, Mark and Kerwin Dwire; son-in-law, Marvin Haverinen; and grandchildren, Jacob Haverinen, Bambi Haverinen and Donnavan Dwire.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior to the service Thursday. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.