Donna M. Burgart

donna burgart
Donna M. Burgart, age 56, of New Hampton, IA passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN. A memorial mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Holy Family Church in New Hampton with Father Brian Dellaert celebrating the mass. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in New Hampton. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 PM on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with a 3:30 PM Scriptural Wake Service. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Wednesday. Online condolences may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Donna Marie was born July 3, 1965, the daughter of Donald and Cecelia (Barth) Doyle in Dubuque, IA. She attended and graduated from Waukon High School. As a young adult, Donna enjoyed supporting and listening to her brothers’ band play at various venues. While she was bartending at Freeport, Donna crossed paths with a gentlemen who turned out to be the love of her life. On October 15, 1993, Donna was united in marriage to John Burgart at St. Benedicts Catholic Church in Decorah. The couple began their family in Decorah where Brenna was born. Together Donna and John moved their family to New Hampton in 1996 and welcomed Eric, Kevin and Jaidan. Donna enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom while her children were little. As they entered school, Donna was employed primarily in agricultural related fields. Most recently, Donna was employed at Five Star Coop in Lawler. When not working, Donna enjoyed yard work, gardening and her flower beds. Her favorite past-times were creating holiday light displays, spending time with her children and traveling. Donna will be deeply missed by her husband, John of New Hampton; her children, Brenna of Dubuque, Eric of New Hampton, Kevin of Tripoli, Jaidan of Sumner; her siblings, Brian (Bonnie) Doyle of Montana, and Chris (Kathy) Doyle of Cedar Falls; her best friend, Elaine Willis; along with numerous aunts, uncles and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Cecelia and her brothers, Mike and Scott.

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  1. Donna was the sweetest friend and we will miss her very much. Wanted to share this happy photo of the four of us before going to a Joe Bonamassa concert. Our sincere sympathy and prayers for John , the kids & her entire family.

  2. Ohhhhh this just makes me so sad for the family…. She was such a sweetie, always, ALWAYS enjoyed visiting with her….

  3. Our deepest sympathy to John and family. May your faith in God help you through this difficult time. πŸ™

  4. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss… Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  5. So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers go out to the familyοΏΌοΏΌ πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

  6. So sorry to hear this sad news. Donna was a sweet person. πŸ˜’πŸ™πŸΌπŸ™πŸΌ

  7. So very sorry for your loss, my sympathy to all her family.πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

  8. This is heartbreaking to hear. She was an amazing lady and friend. I will miss her so much! Many thoughts and prayers!

  9. To John & family…sending hugs and prayers to you during this very difficult time. So sorry!

  10. We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ Conway-Markham Funeral Home – New Hampton

  11. Donna was the sweeetest, kindest, loving person and will be missed by so many. Rest In Peace dear friend.

  12. I enjoyed our conversations at the library. She was a very interesting woman. Regards to her family. She was proud of you.

  13. John & family – we are sending our sympathy to all of you. Donna was always so fun to visit with when I saw here. I even got a couple of delicious recipes from her. She will be missed, and may she rest in peace.

  14. John & family, we are so very saddened to hear about Donna. She was the most beautiful person inside and out. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hugs and love..Dan & Peg

  15. So sorry to hear about Donna, worked with her at the FSA office, always a bubbly person. Prayers and hugs to all her family. Remember all the good times. Mary Jane Leach

  16. So sorry to hear this. Enjoyed working with Donna in the grain office. Sympathy to John and the family.

  17. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

  18. With deepest sympathy, your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  19. John and family. Our heart breaks on the loss of dear Donna. She was a special soul and we always enjoyed her company. May God be with you all during this difficult time. RIP Donna! πŸ˜˜πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™. Gary, Terry & Courtney Ball

  20. Sympathy to the Burgart family …..she fought an amazing fight…keep her memories close to your heart…

  21. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss… Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  22. John and Family – Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  23. John, Brenna, Eric, Kevin, and Jaidan, I am so saddened to hear of your loss. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. May all of your wonderful memories give you peace and comfort.

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