January 22, 1950 ~ June 8, 2010
Former area resident, Gaylord "Gayl" T. Della, 60, died June 8, 2010, at his brother's home in Lynnwood, Washington.
A private graveside service and burial will be at Blue Mountain Memorial Gardens, 300 SE Myra Road, College Place, Washington. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla, Washington.
Gayl was born January 22, 1950, in Spokane, Washington, to Anthony and Naomi Howe Della. He grew up in College Place, attending local schools and graduated from Wa-Hi. He received an associate degree in welding from Walla Walla Community College. As a member of the Boilermaker's Union, he worked as a welder in the shipyards in Seattle.
He is survived by his mother and a sister, Jennifer Ann Della, both of College Place; a brother, Jonathan M. Della of Lynnwood, Washington and several nieces and nephews. His father preceded him in death in 2002.