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Donna Mae Chamberlin 75 passed away peacefully in her sleep early Monday morning, November 25, 2019 at Wheatland Memorial Healthcare where she had been hospitalized since September 2019. She was born August 20, 1944 in Lewistown, MT the daughter of John W. and Ida Mae (Gray) Brown. She was raised in Harlowton and graduated from Harlowton High School in 1962. She worked at various restaurants around Harlowton until she moved to Billings, MT in 1968. On December 6, 1969 she was united in marriage to Michael Herman in Harlowton and they made their home in Billings. Michael left his family way too soon in May 1972 due to a tragic accident. She continued living in Billings with their son Jason. In August 1981 she was united in marriage to Fred Hanson and they moved to Cascade, MT. Fred passed away in February 2001 and she moved back to Billings to live with her son. She was united in marriage to Richard Chamberlin in April 2011 and they moved to Harlowton where they made their home.

Donna was a member of the Federated Church in Harlowton.

She was known for her handy work of crocheting, knitting, sewing and her knitting machines. She also loved the color purple.

She is survived by her son Jason; sister Betty Hanson (Dave Fochs), brother Dave (Gwen) Brown; her husband Richard all of Harlowton, MT; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services for Donna Mae Chamberlin will be Friday December 6, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Billings with a reception to follow at the VFW in Billings heights. Cremation has taken place with Perkins Funeral Home assisting the family.

Friends are asked to make memorials to the charity of their choice and they may be left with the Perkins Funeral Home, P.O. Box 313, Harlowton, MT 59036. Condolences for the family may be posted on-line at

We love you Donna Mae and will miss you forever Jason, Betty (Dave) and Dave (Gwen).

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