LaDena(Lee) was born in Grand Rapids , MI to Roy and Ada Rinard. She was raised in the area and graduated from Lowell High School in 1953. Shortly there after she married her husband Donald , while he was attending Michigan State. During this time her daughter was born. She moved to southern California in 1958 where her two sons were born. She worked in financial institutions and as a manager for National Car Rental. She married her second husband Delbert(Del) in 1983. In 1990 she and Del retired to Magalia. She was active in Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paradise and was busy being a mother , grandmother , and wonderful wife to Del. She enjoyed her church, sewing, reading , shopping , and traveling with Del in the RV. She went home to spend eternity in heaven on February 6th. She succumbed to the advanced stages of Alzheimer's. She leaves behind her husband Del, daughter Kimberley (Matt), Nuevo Ca, Frank (Maggie), Hayden Lake, ID, Mark, Riverside Ca, Stepson David, Ramona, CA, Stepdaughter Melinda (Gaylord), San Diego, CA. She also leaves 13 grandchildren and her five remaining siblings, John (Betsy), Marjorie, George, Roy (Vickie), Joe (Diane) , and preceding in death her sister Helen who died at age 4.
She will be interred at Riverside National Cemetery on February 14th at 10:30 a.m. A memorial service will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paradise on March 1st at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers it is requested that donations be made to the memorial fund of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Paradise , CA