The Rev. Donella (Grobe) Siktberg of Concord and formerly of western Massachusetts, died Oct. 14 at Newbury Court in Concord. She was 90.

Born in Duluth, Minn., on Oct. 6, 1927, she was the daughter of the late William and Bonney (Beal) Grobe. She attended Duluth public schools, Duluth High School and Bethel University in St. Paul, Minn. In 1955, she received a religious education degree from New York Theological Seminary and later attended a religious counseling school in Worcester. At the age of 60, she received a master’s degree in divinity from the Andover Newton Theological School in Newton.

For many years prior to her retirement, Reverend Siktberg wes employed at Wesley United Methodist church in Warehouse Point in Windsor, Conn., and was director of education at the First United Methodist Church in Westfield. She lived in Oak Bluffs from 1969 to 1978, where she was an active member of the community and of the Vineyard Methodist women’s group. While on the Vineyard she taught religious education and coached the high school girls basketball team. Before that, she lived with her family in Coventry, R.I. and East Glastonbury, Conn., and was involved in the Methodist church in each place.

A Concord resident since 2004, she was a talented piano player, singer and enjoyed needlepoint.

She is survived by two sons, Nathan Siktberg and his partner Marco of Reading, and Daniel Siktberg and his wife Barbara of Hudson; three grandchildren, Hannah, Nathan and Sarah; her brother Graden Grobe of Duluth, Minn., and her former husband, the Rev. Carl Siktberg of West Springfield. She was also the sister of the late William Grobe.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of the Dee Funeral Home of Concord. An online guest book is at