Kevin Donabauer, 62
Formerly of Clearwater
March 15, 1951 ~ July 29, 2013
Kevin Donabauer, 62, of Harwood, ND, died Monday, July 29, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.
Kevin Paul Donabauer was born on March 15, 1951 in St. Cloud, MN to Valentine and Lou Ann (Schwieters) Donabauer. He married Ruth Wittrock on May 8, 1971 in St. Augusta, MN. Together they made their home in Clearwater, MN, raising their 4 children. In 1990 they moved to Harwood, ND.
He worked as a carman for BNSF Railroad for most of his life, as well as at the Sartell paper mill for seven years.
Kevin is survived by his wife of 42 years, Ruth; children, Brad (Suzi) Donabauer, Moorhead, MN; Tracy Erdman, Davenport, ND; Jamie (Brandt) Johnson, Barnesville, MN; Becky (Travis) Swenson, Fargo, ND; 11 grandchildren; siblings, Mary Jo (Dean) Klaverkamp, St. Augusta, MN; Terri (Jerry) Marquette, Clear Lake, MN; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Randy Donabauer.
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 2, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo, ND.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND (701.232.3222); and one hour prior to the service at church.
Vigil Service: 7:00 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
Please feel free to sign the online guestbook at: www.hansonrunsvold.com