Donna Joyce Ditty age 78 of Walker, formerly of Delano passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at her home in Walker, Minnesota. She was born September 16, 1933 to LeRoy and Anna (Vaughn) Demarais in Buffalo, Minnesota.
Donna was preceded in death by her son Perry; sisters Shirley Hendrickson, Katie Hertzog; twin brother Don Demarais; brother Jerry Demarais; sister-in-law Myra Demarais.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Rich; children Rhonda (Greg) Gilmer, Penny (David) Sinkel, Jodi (Tom) Fautsch, Shelly (Herb) Koch, Pat (Joe) Motzko, Rick (Ruth) Ditty, Mike (Mary) Ditty; 23 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; siblings Mary Tomlan, Bill (Pat) Demarais, Peg (Gene) Vogelgesang, Anna (Joe) Tinsley, Bernie (Denny) Vadner; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law Bev Demarais, Cliff Hertzog and Orville Hendrickson.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, Minnesota. Rev. Paul Kammen celebrated the Mass with interment in the St. Joseph Cemetery in Delano, Minnesota.