GERALD DONOVAN is the son of Richard and Blanche Johnson Donovan. He was born September 12, 1934.
Gerald married Joan Dougherty (born December 26, 1933). They had four children:
- Daniel (1956–1973)
- David is married.
- Dennis married Julie Leken. They have two children:
- Mary Kay Donovan Dencklau
Gerald passed away on January 6, 2001. Joan passed away on January 23, 2019. They are interred at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Dubuque, Iowa.