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Donna Walston



Donna Lorraine Walston, 83, passed away Jan. 21, 2014 in The Dalles, Oregon. 

She was born in Deadwood, South Dakota on June 9, 1930 to Ella R. (Geary) and Marshall W. Lanegan. The family moved to Goldendale when she was five years old.  Donna graduated from Goldendale High School in 1948 and married Robert H. Walston on May 29, 1950. She worked as a nurse at Klickitat Valley hospital, and later as a beautician. 

She loved reading her Bible and enjoyed traveling with her husband and spending time with her family  

Donna is survived by her husband Robert of The Dalles; daughter Melody (Cole) Malcolm of Goldendale; son Rusty Walston of Klamath Falls, Oregon; brother Dale (Sherrie) Lanegan of Juneau, Alaska; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her sister Betty Lanegan, brother Virgil Lanegan and daughter-in-law Glenda Walston.

A memorial service will be held at the Oregon Veterans’ Home on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m.  Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.


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