Donna Arnelle Dracobly, surrounded by family, passed away peacefully after a 23 year battle with cancer on March 22, 2014. Born Donna Arnelle Odion in Seattle March 17, 1936, she was a long time resident of Edmonds, WA. After surviving the loss of her husband, Jerry Granberg in 1991, she reconnected with and married her high school sweetheart Fred Dracobly in 1996. Donna loved travel, golf and especially a good meal with friends. She spent a lifetime volunteering primarily at Stevens Hospital and Edmonds Senior Center. She started a local women's investment group in 1980 that is still going strong today. Donna is survived by her loving husband, Fred; brother, Larry Odion; daughters, Judith Ashline (Brian) and Kimberly Head (Randy); sons, Martin Granberg (Darlene) and Daniel McAllister; and step- daughters, Deborah Bonebrake (Ken) and Cheryl Dracobly (Mark). Donna also has seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. To honor her wishes, there will be a private celebration of her life. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 26, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Beck's Funeral Home, 405 5th Ave. S, Edmonds, WA. In lieu of flowers, you may make a contribution in her name to: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, PO Box 19024 Seattle, WA 98109-1024
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Beck's Funeral Home
405 5th Avenue South Edmonds, WA 98020
Published in The Herald (Everett) on Mar. 26, 2014