Donna Marie Mehle
03/03/1952 - 06/30/2019
Donna Marie Mehle, 67, of Hibbing, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s in Duluth. A Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Open Door Church in Hibbing at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Pastor Roland Weaver and Pastor Rod Tuomi will officiate. Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.
Donna was born March 3, 1952 in McKeesport, PA to John and Anna (Polino) Shamber. She attended Clairton High School in Clairton, PA, graduating in 1970. On May 9, 1999 she was united in marriage to James Mehle at the Open Door Church in Hibbing. Donna’s work career included being a child care provider, housekeeper, and working in the food services at the Hibbing schools and the hospital. She was a member of the Open Door Church.
Donna enjoyed her family and friends. Her trips to Pittsburgh were her highlight! She loved her flowers, and decorating everything from her house and garden, to herself. She loved the holidays, and was an avid cook, then and always. Donna loved sewing (especially for her daughter and granddaughters), and collecting clothes, shoes, and jewelry!
She was strong-willed, fun-loving, compassionate, and hard-working.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents, John and Anna Shamber; and brother, Johnnie Shamber.
Survivors include her husband, James Mehle; daughter, Christy (Christopher) Peterson; son, Michael Tuomi; stepsons, James (Jill) Mehle and Paul (Jolene) Mehle; stepdaughters, Pamela (Jason) Liestman, and Christina (Andy) Berndt; grandchildren, RayAnna Peterson, Kaitlyn Peterson, and Logan Peterson; other step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; sisters, MaryLou Firczak, Joanne (John) Perlich, Diana (Robert) Merichko, and Tina (Margie) Shamber; brothers, Sammy (Janice) Shamber and Stephen (Christine) Shamber.