Antique Vintage 19

Donna Brodhead

December 24, 2021


Donna Jean (Daggett) Brodhead died December 24, 2021 at Grande Ronde Retirement Home in LaGrande, Oregon. A memorial service for Donna and her husband Rusty will be held at a later date. (Time and date will be announced)

Donna Jean was born on April 23, 1935 in Wallowa, Oregon to Lester and Mary (Hunter) Daggett.

Donna grew up in Wallowa and Union County, she graduated from LaGrande High School. She worked numerous jobs throughout her life including owning and running a small grocery store in North Powder, Oregon. Donna also baked pies, breads and pastries for the North Powder Cafe for a number of years. She absolutely loved being a grandma and great grandmother, she was always telling everyone how many grandchildren she had.

Donna married George Claire Grove and Divorced.  She married Merald “Rusty” Lee Brodhead on June 27, 1968. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Rusty Brodhead, her older sister Arlene, and her grandson Colby. 

Donna is survived by her children Susan Faith (Grove) Blake of  Portland, Robert George Grove of Pendleton, Russell Howard Grove of LaGrande, Ruth Irene (Grove) Frieboes of North Powder, Anthony Kent Grove of LaGrande; grandchildren Eric Blake, Andrea (Blake) Acosta, Zeb Grove, Sam Grove, Tyler Grove, Riley Grove, Adam Grove, Jen (Frieboes) Smith, Josh Frieboes, Toni Marie Grove, and numerous Great Grand-Children; sister Blanche (Daggett) Hutchison

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