Donna Ysteboe-Colbeck

Donna Ysteboe-Colbeck, 91, died Saturday, June 20, 2020 at New Perspective Memory Care Community in West Fargo.  Donna Mae Dullum was born on October, 29, 1928, to Sophia and Joseph Dullum in Grandin, ND. She grew up and graduated from Hendrum High School in 1946. On October 10, 1947, she married Donald Ysteboe. They resided in Erskine, MN before moving to Moorhead. They had six children, Timothy (Rachel), Thomas (Serene), Michael (Barbara), Marci (John Weisenberger), Paul, and John (Shannon).  Donna and Donald were charter members of Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church and were very active in various church functions.  Donna was a grandmother to 13 grandchildren, Lisa Ysteboe, Charles Ysteboe, Matthew Ysteboe, Jodie (Ysteboe) Stueland, Jay Ysteboe, Brook Ysteboe, Brandon Ysteboe, Troy Weisenberger, Timothy (Andrea) Weisenberger, Lea (Weisenberger) Fabian, Breanna (Ysteboe) Naki, Kayla (Ysteboe) Ives, and Brady Ysteboe. She was a great-grandma to 31 great-grandchildren.  Donald passed away in 2008. Following his death, Donna married William Colbeck. Through that marriage, her family grew to include, Susan (Colbeck) and Peter Larson, Dawn (Colbeck) and Scott Hanson, and Scott and Debbie (Ness) Colbeck; along with seven grandchildren.  Donna was a Bookkeeper for Service Master of Fargo-Moorhead as well as Bookkeeper for JCPenney’s in Fargo. She was also employed as a Nursing Assistant for St. Ansgar Hospital in Moorhead.  She had an amazing gift with a sewing machine. She sewed dresses and even a wedding dress here and there. Her kitchen was always open. If you came as a visitor you left as a friend. Her home was home to NUMEROUS Hillcrest students.  Preceding her in death were her parents; brothers, Marvin, Larry, and Arden; two wonderful husbands, Donald and Bill; son, Timothy; grandson, Charles; granddaughter, Brooke, and step-daughter, Susan Larson.  Donna is survived by her sister, Nona (Dullum) Rowe; her five children; two step-children; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Memorials are preferred to Inspiration Point at Spitzer Lake, 13207 Inspiration Trail Clitherall, MN 56524.  Visitation: 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2020, with a public prayer service at 6:00 p.m. at Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church, Moorhead, MN. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service.  Service: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Triumph Lutheran Brethren Church, Moorhead, MN  Clergy: Pastor Jeff Seaver  Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.  Online condolences may be sent to

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