The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

January 18, 2013

Donna M. Grinnall

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Donna M. Grinnall

Aug. 10, 1931-Jan. 18, 2013

CLINTON — Donna M. Grinnall, 81, of Clinton, died Thursday, January 18, 2013, at her home in Clinton.

Per her wishes, there will be no services or visitation. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed by visiting her obituary at

Donna M. Bumann was born on August 10, 1931, in Clinton, the daughter of Marion and Lillian (Brandenburg) Bumann. She married Louis “Mick” Grinnall on December 4, 1954, in Clinton; he died April 19, 2008.

Donna was a homemaker. She also was a receptionist at Cobb Optical. She was a member of the AMVETS Auxiliary, Eagles Club and the Telephone Pioneers Club.

Donna is survived by a daughter, Lynda Griffith of Carbondale, Illinois; two sons, Larry Carpenter Grinnall and Michael (Mary) Grinnall, both of Clinton; 4 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, four sisters, two nieces and one nephew.

Death date: Jan. 18, 2013