Evan Michael Donovan, of League City, passed away on Monday, April 9, 2012 in Houston, Texas at the age of 11. He was born on July 19, 2000 in Webster, Texas. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Jim Donovan. Evan is survived by his parents Mike and Kathy Donovan, sister Allison, grandparents Barbara Donovan and Marlan and Rose Mary Holmes,, and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Evan discovered he had leukemia in October 2011 when the symptoms appeared after playing a football game, a sport he loved. He received a bone marrow transplant in February; however Evan was confronted with one complication after another, and after a valiant, inspiring battle he finally had to give up the fight. Our Little Man has now earned his wings. Evan attended the 6th grade at Victory Lakes Intermediate school. Evan loved sports and actively participated in the League City Little League Baseball, Friendswood Broncos Football, and the League City Football League. As a Boy Scout with the Mary Queen Boy Scout Troop 452 Evan was set on achieving Eagle rank. Evan will be missed by all who were blessed to have known him. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 13, 2012 from 5:30pm - 9pm at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 East Main Street, League City, Texas 77573. A Mass of Christian burial will follow on Saturday at 11:00 at Mary Queen Catholic Church, 606 Cedarwood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546. In lieu of flowers you may send memorials to Big Love, His Grace Foundation, Special Spaces, or Texas Children's Hospital. All of these charities help children with life threatening illnesses.