Oct. 9, 1918 -- Jan. 3, 2010
Longtime Walla Walla resident Della Inez Gronskei, 91, died Jan. 3, 2010, at Washington Odd Fellows Home, 534 Boyer Ave.
There will be a private burial in Minnesota.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice through Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
Mrs. Gronskei was born Oct. 9, 1918, in Wheaton, Minn., to Delbert and Minnie Mann Donley. On May 30, 1937, she and Olaf Gronskei married in Minnesota. They moved to this area in 1941. Della enjoyed her role as a homemaker. Her husband preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty Jo Briggs of Stevensville, Mont.; two grandchildren, ; two great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. She was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.