Donna J. Luehring


Donna J. Luehring, age 87, of Brainerd died peacefully at her home surrounded by family on Sunday, November 22, 2020. A celebration of Donnaโ€™s life will be held in the spring of 2021. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.

Donna was born on January 13, 1933 in Brainerd to Clarence and Elvera (Swortout) Wickham. She worked as a caretaker at Community Living in Coon Rapids for over 20 years until her retirement. Donna married the love of her life, Robert Luehring, on June 12, 1981 in Anoka. In her younger years, Donna, enjoyed crafting, decorating for weddings, garage sales, antiquing, and fishing on Crow Wing Lake. She was witty, funny, classy and regal; above all else she loved her family beyond words and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Donna is survived by her loving husband, Robert of Brainerd; children, Robert (Charlotte) Warner of Brainerd, Vicky (David) Merinen of Brainerd, Deb Baynes of Brooklyn Park, Tammy (William Carter) Jensen of Brainerd, David Larson of Colorado, Cory (Jennifer) Luehring of Wisconsin; siblings, Deloris Schultz, Gertrude Kuschel, Yvonne Ellstrom; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her late husband Carmon Donald Warner (Andy); brother, Mervin Wickham; sons-in-law, Eric Baynes, Larry Jensen; grandsons, Chad High and Jason Miller.

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