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March 23, 2013

Donna F. (Rutter) Shekleton

Donna F. (Rutter) Shekleton

NASHUA, N.H. — Donna F. (Rutter) Shekleton, 70, of Nashua, N.H., formerly of Turtle Lake, N.D., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 17, 2013.

She was born Aug. 27, 1942, to the late William and Irma (Thompson) Rutter.

She graduated from Turtle Lake High School and attended two years at Minot State College.

Donna is survived by her husband of 46 years, John M. Shekleton; her son, Gaylin P. Shekleton of Manchester, N.H.; her son and daughter-in-law, Justin A. and Michelle L. (Mula) Shekleton of Hudson, Mass.; and daughter and son-in-law, Caralee A. and Richard Elson of Mount Vision. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Elaine and Myron McCarty of New Hope, Minn.; and by her sister, Ione Wilkening of Sigourney, Iowa.

She was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Terry Wilkening.

She was eagerly awaiting the birth of her first grandchild, a girl. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In lieu of flowers, her church has set up a special memorial fund in her name that will be used to continue supporting ministries in Africa so she can continue her legacy of bringing blessing and joy to those whom she loved and supported. Checks can be made out and sent to Trinity Baptist Church, 33 Lund Road, Nashua, NH 03060.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Trinity Baptist Church. The church is located at 3 Lund Road in Nashua.

The Davis Funeral Home, 1 Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 is in charge of arrangements.

An online guest book is available at (603) 883-3401 “One Memory Lights Another.”

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