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Remembering Donna Bonderud

Donna Bonderud, retired database application administrator for UND, 68, of Jamestown, N.D., passed away Monday morning, Dec. 18, 2023, at SMP Health – Ave Maria, Jamestown.

She was born Oct. 23, 1955, the daughter of Joseph Hafner and Beatrice (Laber) Hafner-Schelling. Donna was a loving, hard-working lady! She spent over 40 years at UND/NDUS, Grand Forks, N.D. After her retirement, her goal was spending time and money on grandkids.

Donna is survived by her sons, Nathan (Nicole), Steven (Andrea), her five grandkids; and siblings, Kathy (Larry), Dean (Sue), Dennis (Diane), Jane, and Jean (Rick).

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Cletus.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Ave Maria, SMP Health – Ave Maria Assisted Living (formerly Heritage Centre) – JRMC Emergency Department – or JRMC Patient Care Unit for all of their wonderful care provided to Donna during the time she spent here in Jamestown.