DONOVAN, Kathryn Jean (Olstad)
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Kate Donovan, 49, of New Westminster, B.C. November 5, 2012.
Kate is survived by husband Brad and daughter Margaret, her father Eldon and siblings Marlon, Glenys and Rod. She was predeceased by mother Diana in 1999.
Kate was born in Three Hills, Alberta. She graduated in 1985 from the U of A with a degree in Mandarin Studies. She was an exchange student at Heilongjian University in Harbin Province and granted full scholarship to attend Shanghai's Fudan University. In Shanghai she worked at a law firm and then as personnel manager for an international hotel.
She returned to Canada in 1989 and taught ESL at a private college in Vancouver.
Kate will be remembered for so many things; her love of music, her compassion and her amazing intellect but most of all her love for her family and friends.
A celebration of Kate's life will be held at 1:30 p.m., November 25 at the Kinsmen Korral on Riel Drive in St. Albert.
Published in The Edmonton Journal from Nov. 22 to Nov. 23, 2012