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Donna Mae McManus

October 27, 1932 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 84)

Donna Mae McManus, 84, of Duluth, died Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Essentia St. Mary’s with her family by her side.  Donna was born in Duluth to Bertel and Leona (Wisocki) Damberg.  She graduated from Stanbrook Hall.  In May of 1956, Donna married Ray RyBak, he died in 1983.    On August 10, 2001, she married Richard McManus.

Donna was a member of St. Benedict’s Church; she enjoyed traveling and collecting almost anything.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bertel and Leona and her first husband, Ray RyBak.

Donna is survived by her husband, Richard; children, Renee (Bill) Sassor, James (Kristy) McManus, Thomas McManus, Robert (Michele) McManus and Sue (Mark) Green; brother, Bert (Nancy) Damberg; sister, Suzanne (Stickney; grandchildren, Sarah (Caleb) Holmstrom, David Sassor, Helena, John and Joseph McManus, Hannah, Kiera, Patrick, Molly and Ryan McManus, Emily and Adam Green; great grandchildren, Levi and Leah.

Visitation will be Sunday from 3-5pm with Wake Prayers at 4:30pm in the Dougherty Funeral Home.  Visitation will continue Monday from 10am to the 11am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Benedict’s Church, 1419 St. Benedict’s St., Duluth, MN.  Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral home, 600 E 2nd St. Duluth, MN  (218) 727-3555.

 Service Information

October 8, 2017

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dougherty Funeral Home Duluth
600 East Second Street
Duluth, MN 55805

Funeral Mass
October 9, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Benedict Catholic Church
1419 St. Benedict St.,
Duluth, MN 55811-2299

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