Donovan, Sandy S.
Sandy S. (nee Rahmlow) Donovan, age 37, of Hubertus, Wisconsin, formerly of Mishicot, Wis., found peace on Friday, November 30, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the adored wife of Andrew Donovan for 15 years, and devoted mother to Ashley, Madisen, and Nathan. Beloved daughter of Hans and Bev (nee Messman) Rahmlow. Daughter-in-law of Dr. Daniel and Kathy Donovan. Cherished sister of Kevin (Beth) Rahmlow, Wendy (David) Russell and Becky (Scott) Domnitz. Sister-in-law of Jason Donovan and Kristen Loppnow. Further survived by Randy and Ali Russell, Nicholas and Courtney Domnitz, Jimmy and Hana Rahmlow, Dean and Makayla Loppnow, many uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives and great friends. Sandy was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents Randy and Sophie Messman, paternal grandparents Gilbert and Elma Rahmlow, Aunt Linda Deering, and many special angels. Sandy graduated from Mishicot High School in 1993 and Lakeland College in 1997 with many athletic awards and honors.
Visitation on Tuesday, December 4 from 9:30AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00PM at ST. GABRIEL PARISH CATHOLIC CHURCH; 1200 St. Gabriel Way (Hwy 164 & Hubertus Rd., phone 262-628-1141), Hubertus. Private burial will take place at St. Augustine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a scholarship fund at St. Gabriel Parish School has been established in Sandy's honor. Sandy was a substitute teacher, co-athletic director, and volleyball coordinator at the school.
A special thank you to the doctors and staff at Wheaton Franciscan St. Francis and Wheaton Cancer Care Wauwatosa for your compassionate care for Sandy over the last 5 years.
Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2012