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Donald Walline May 2, 1918 - Dec. 19, 2008

RENVILLE -- Donald John Walline, 90, of Renville, died Friday at his home.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and for one hour prior to the service.

He was born May 2, 1918, in Park Rapids to William and Ethel (Swanson) Walline. He grew up in Park Rapids and graduated from Park Rapids High School.

He married Marjorie Jackson on Oct. 15, 1940, in Park Rapids. They lived in Michigan, Park Rapids, and Fergus Falls before moving to Renville. For the last 19 years, he lived on a farm south of Renville.

He is survived by his children: Bill (and Teri) Walline of Wichita, Kan., and Shirley Allen of Renville; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife and three sisters.