A tribute to Donna Sjoblom Smith
November 8, 2019
I was so sorry to hear about the death of my classmate, Donna Sjoblom Smith.
I started grade school in Ekalaka in 1944 in the first grade; we had no kindergarten then. Part of my class was Donna Sjoblom. Donna was cute as could be and was smart, sweet and nice. She was everyone’s favorite. She was my classmate all the way through school and graduated from high school with me in 1956. Donna’s parents lived on a farm a little west of Ekalaka but I think that she went to town school for her whole school experience.
Donna took a lot of kidding about her name, pronounced “Wiblam.” We wo...