Donna was born August 12, 1939, in Enid, Oklahoma to Roy F. and Sadie L. Allen.
She passed away April 26, 2012 in her home in Medical Lake, Washington.
She is survived by her children (Derri and Erv Petty, Terri and Al Schmidt, Marty Leishear, Thomas and Cynthia Boyd); stepchildren (Bob and Dayna Sodorff, Trudy and Dan Early, Connie and Ted Olson, and Lori Sodorff); siblings (Betty Collins and Roy F. Allen Jr.) several grand- children and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband (Kenneth Sodorff), her parents and one brother (Ernest Allen).
She had many varying careers which included ski patrol, flight instructor, hotel manager, teacher’s aide, bartender, construction worker, painter, daycare worker, and a Mom.
Her passions included cooking, fishing, camping, snow skiing, RV’ing, crafts, and CASINOS!!
Her biggest joy in life was spending time with family and friends.
She loved to entertain and was always the perfect hostess.
She was the essence of the energizer bunny that didn’t know the meaning of stop.
Memorial Service will be 11:15 Friday, May 4th at Medical Lake Veterans Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Donna’s name may be made to Hospice of Spokane.