Della J. James, 78

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St. Hilaire – Della Jean (Schiele) James, formerly of St. Hilaire, age 78, died Friday, May 19, 2017 at Thief River Care Center, Thief River Falls.
    A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Towner, ND.
    Della Jean (Schiele) James was born on December 26, 1938 in Rolla, ND, the daughter of Ivan Schiele and Vera (Streitzel) Schiele.  
    Della is survived by her daughters, Kim “Kimmer” (Kirk) Benke of Middle River, and Robyn Williams of Glendale, CA; grandchildren, Joshua (Sheri) Huth of Thief River Falls, Cassidy Lian of St. Hilaire, Toni (Jeremy) Avalos of Fayetteville, GA; great-grandchildren, Brody Vennes, Colton Huth, Brooklyn Avalos, Landon Avalos, and Addison Avalos; sisters, Arabelle “Honey” (Roger) Dosch of Denbeigh, ND and Faye (Michael) Drader of Pick City, ND; several nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
    She is preceded in death by her husband, Ronald James; grandson, Jesse Lian; her parents; sister, Dorothy Gunderson; nephew, Allen Gunderson.