September 17, 2020
Della Jean Hill, longtime Rosalia resident, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, in Rosalia. She was 76.
Della was born February 20, 1944, in Dayton, Washington, to William and Hazel Bishop Hilgert. She grew up in Dayton with her three siblings and Della graduated from Dayton High School in 1962. Soon after graduating, she married Robert Henry Hill whom she'd met in high school, on June 9, 1962.
They made their home at Huntsville near Waitsburg where she kept busy as a homemaker and mother. A few years later they moved to Ewan near Rock Lake in Whitman County and Bob work...