Donella (Donna) K. Baltierra, 74, passed away peacefully on Aug. 27, 2021 in Spanaway, Wash. Donella was a resident of Soledad, Calif., for about 25-years before moving for a short time to Salinas, Calif., and finally to Spanaway. She was born in Tacoma, Wash., on Sept. 21, 1946. Her parents, James and Ella Mae Wise, preceded her to their eternal rest as well as her brothers, Robert E. Wise and John S. Wise. She is survived by her children: Michael (Kelley) Baltierra of Covington, Wash., Amanda Baltierra of Salinas, and James Baltierra of Spanaway; grandchildren, Zach, Josh, and Ian. Donella is also survived by her brothers, Zachary (Trish) Wise and Russell Wise; and sister in-law Sherry Wise. In addition, Donella is survived by a niece and three nephews.
Published by Salinas Valley Tribune from Sep. 15 to Sep. 21, 2021.