RICHARD DONOVAN II is the son of Maurice and Mary Ellen Shanahan Donovan. He was born on March 1, 1884, in Garryowen, Jackson County, Iowa.
Richard died on February 16, 1962, in Dubuque, Iowa. Blanche passed away in 1983 at the age 87 years. They are buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Dubuque County, Iowa.
A memoir of Blanche’s as a young child can be found here.