Denis Vincent Donovan,
85, of Westfield, passed away January 30, 2021. He was born in Monticello, Iowa to the late Vincent and Alice Donovan on October 15, 1935. Denis was a 1953 graduate of Monticello High School and then went on to proudly serve in the United States Army. He spent his 35-year professional career as a meat inspector for the USDA. Denis enjoyed sports and was a fan of the Cubs and Iowa Hawkeyes. He was known to be a card shark and was a skilled Euchre player. Denis cared deeply for animals. His favorite pastime of all was spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; children, David (Diane) Donovan, Deb (Doug) Suhr, Darcy (Buck) Knudtson, Tina (David) Moore, Judith Culver, and Jennifer (Leroy) Thompson; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Donald Donovan, Marilyn (Lumir) Melsha, and Janet (Kenneth) Kaliban. Denis was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Dean Donovan.
The family will hold services privately. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Hamilton County.
Arrangements entrusted to A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services. Friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.arnmortuary.com.
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