Donna Backen, age 50 of Monticello, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at her home. A memorial service was held Saturday, July 23, 2016, at 3 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church; 9300 Jason Ave NE in Monticello. Visitation was from 2 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the church.
Donna was born on May 5, 1966, in Sauk Centre to Darwin and Deloris (Nemmers) Judes. She married Robert (Bob) Backen on June 17, 2000.
She is survived by her husband, Robert (Bob); mother, Deloris Judes; grandmother, Lillian Nemmers; brothers, Darron Judes of Montrose, and Delwin (Theresa) Judes of Sauk Centre; sisters, Doreen (Wade) Finch of West Richland, Wash., Diane Anderson of Buffalo, Debra (Dennis) Mostad of Eden Prairie and Denise (Brad) Harkman of Cokato; sister-in-law, Candi Peach of Brooklyn Park; brother-in-law, Bill (Shirley) Backen of Brooklyn Center; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.