Richard Lee Donovan

Richard Lee Donovan

Richard Lee Donovan, age 89, of Janesville, died at home on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

He was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 19, 1927, the son of James L. and Helen L. (Piechowiak) Donovan. He graduated from Pulaski High School in Milwaukee and served in the Air National Guards. Richard married Rosemary Theresa Jahn in Milwaukee on Oct. 20, 1957, and she preceded him in death on March 15, 1994. He retired from Rock Valley Textiles and was lifetime member #36 of the EAA.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Jennifer Randell of Janesville; grandchildren: Rachel, Werner (Amanda), Aaron (Brittany), Abigayle (Chris) and Jenna; great grandchildren: Riley, Devon, Logan, Allyson, Emylee, Hunter and Archer; sister, Betty Nellen; many other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and siblings, Jim Donovan and Carol Sprager.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY.