Donna Fett


October 19, 1938 - October 15, 2020


Donna Fett, 81, of Plankinton, SD, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell.  Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Monday, October 26, 2020 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Plankinton, SD. Burial will be in Mizpah Cemetery in Plankinton. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Sunday, October 25 at St. Paul Lutheran Church with a 6:30 PM prayer service. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel. 

Donna Marie (Titze) Fett was born October 19, 1938 to Albert and Elsie (Triebwasser) Titze in Mitchell, SD. She graduated from Mitchell High School in 1956.

Donna married Howard Fett on November 28, 1957 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mitchell. To this union 3 children were born, John, Joan, and Ed. They lived on the family farm east of Plankinton and farmed until they retired. Howard and Donna moved into Plankinton in 2014.

They were members of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Donna was a member of the LWML Circle until 2015 when she moved to Avera Brady.

Being raised a city girl, Donna adjusted well to life as a farmer’s wife. She grew a large garden, raised bottle lambs and chickens, and liked to sew. After her children were grown, she worked at Dodd Hardware and the Coffee Cup for a number of years.

Donna is survived by her son, Ed (Merridy) Fett, Plankinton; daughter, Joan (Steve) Jensen, Alpena; daughter-in-law, Lori Fett; 6 grandchildren, Britni (Jim) Mueller, Dani (Daren) Johnson, Becki (Brandon) Haiar, Cristin (Jason) Weber, Alanna (Troy Aust) Fett, and Erica Fett; 9 great-grandchildren; sister Cherie (Dennis) Hellwig; brother, Jim (Linda) Titze; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard; son, John; and son-in-law, Tom Hoefert.


Sunday, October 25, 2020
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:30 PM Prayer Service

St. Paul Lutheran Church
109 W State St
Plankinton, SD 57368


Monday, October 26, 2020
10:30 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church
109 W State St
Plankinton, SD 57368


Mizpah Cemetery
Plankinton, SD

Posted by Joe & Jan Schlimgen on October 23, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers to Donna's family.
Posted by CHARLES & DONNA KORUS on October 20, 2020
SO very sorry to learn of Donna's passing. I enjoyed knowing her. She was a special lady.
Posted by VAL & DAWN LUCKETT AND FAMILY on October 19, 2020
Thoughts and Prayers
Posted by Rodney Titze on October 19, 2020
lots of visits at Brady Home - good family talks - God bless you !!
Posted by Pastor and Mary Milbrandt on October 19, 2020
Donna was such a care and giving person. Caring about people in the church and doing things at church never wanting any credit. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Posted by Matt Titze on October 18, 2020
Donna was an incredible woman and have so many fond family memories with her.
Posted by Renita VanZee on October 18, 2020
Sending our deepest sympathy to entire family!
Posted by Tom Riddle on October 17, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers to Donna’s family
Posted by Juanita Edinger on October 17, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers go to her family. She was a dear Christian lady and we are glad to have known her.
Posted by Sue Hanson on October 17, 2020
Donna was such a kind lady. Prayers for the entire family.
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