Donna M. Knesting, age 61 of St. Paul, MN passed away Thursday, March 28 at her home. She was born August 10, 1957 in Boscobel, the youngest daughter of Joseph and Hazel (Schoellig) Knesting. She graduated from Boscobel High School in 1975 and from UW Platteville in 1980 with a Criminal Justice degree. She worked for Hennepin County 30 years in different positions starting as a social worker.
She had a great love of rescue cats, always taking in 1 or 2 as a pet. She also was a big fan of the Minnesota Lynx women’s basketball team, attending many of their games, especially the exciting 2017 championship game.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph (when she was 4) and Hazel, and her brother Edward in 1998. She is survived by her brother Bernard (Sandy) Knesting of Monona, and sisters Patricia (Paul) Roelli of Darlington and Nancy Folbrecht of Sun Prairie. She also has 9 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 4 at the Kendall funeral home in Boscobel. A visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial will take place in Boscobel cemetery.
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