Michael Francis Donovan, 70, was born on January 27, 1951 to Patrick and Carol (Orns) Donovan in Toledo, Ohio. He was reunited with his heavenly family on November 5, 2021, after a valiant fight with Stage 4 Stomach Cancer. Mike passed away at home, peacefully and surrounded by family.
Mike was a 1969 graduate of Whitmer High School. He married Diana LaBo on April 10, 1976, and they celebrated 45 happy years of marriage. Mike earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Services from University College at The University of Toledo in 1989. He was extremely intelligent and always knew most every Jeopardy question. We believe Alex Trebek and he are having a great game in Heaven. Mike retired from the United States Postal Service. Diana and Mike were able to spend four years of their winters in Florida, staying active and enjoying the warm weather and great friends.
Mike leaves to cherish his memory, Diana, his wife of 45 years; children, Michael Donovan, John (Sabrina) Donovan, and Elizabeth (Nicholas) Zacharias; grandchildren, Matthew and Samantha Donovan & Olivia and Sophia Zacharias; mother, Carol Mantey; brothers, Craig and Kent, special cousins, nieces and nephews, and many other friends and family. He was preceded in death by his father, Patrick Donovan, step-father, Jerry Mantey, and beloved mother-in-law Shirley LaBo.
Visitation will be held Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Urbanski’s Bedford Funeral Chapel 8300 Lewis Ave. Temperance, MI.