Donna Weir, died on August 24, 2021 in Green Valley, Arizona. A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland, Oregon. A potluck reception will be held immediately at the Eagle Valley Community Park. Donna was born on April 8, 1931 in Baker, Oregon to Emmett and Alice (Stacey) Blank. She was raised in Eagle Valley attending Richland Grade School, Sunnyside and New Bridge School, and graduating from Eagle Valley High School in 1949.
During their lives, John and Donna knew each other. When they were in high school, they began dating and on June 8, 1949 she and John married in Richland. They had four children; 2 boys and 2 girls. Donna was a stay-at-home Mom with plenty to do around the farm. Over the years she worked at the restaurant and For a short time (26 years) she worked at the Hitching Post store. She was always active in the children’s schools, clubs, anything to do with the town of Richland and the Eagle Valley Grange.
She enjoyed doing things for the family, picnics, picking berries and mushrooms. She Loved to go camping, fishing and riding ATV’s in the Arizona desert. In 1999 they went to Quartzide, Arizona and got hooked on the desert, so every winter they would head to Arizona. In 2010, they decided to live in Arizona full time and moved to Green Valley, Arizona.
She was preceded in death by her husband John, parents; two infant brothers at birth, sister Delma, brother Lyle, and daughter Mary Yoder.
Donna is survived by her daughter Judi Grantz and husband Ron of Arizona; sons Neil Weir and Cindy of Idaho, Jerry Weir and wife Sue of Idaho; 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and 1 Great Great Grandson, sister Laura Lee Curry of Tennessee, numerous nieces and nephews.
For those who would like to make a memorial donation in memory of Donna may do so to the Eagle Valley Grange through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home & Cremation Services PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834. Online condolences may be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com