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Name: Louis A. Donahue, age 82

Address: Sunnycrest Manor

Formerly of: 617 Rhomberg Avenue

Time, day, and date of death: 8:40 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, 2006

Place and cause of death: Mercy Medical Center

Services: Friday at St. Raphael's Cathedral at 11:00 a.m.

Burial: Mt. Olivet Cemetery

Military Rites: Military Honors will be accorded by the Dubuque Marine Corps League.

Visitation: From 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Friday at Behr's, 1491 Main Street.
Date and place of birth: Louis was born Dec. 27, 1923 in Cascade, Iowa-
Son of William and Loretta (Finn) Donahue.

Brief personal information:

Louie served with the US Army during World War II. He survived the Normandy Invasion
and the Battle of the Bulge.

Louie was formerly employed at New Melleray Monastery for 12 years where he cared for their horses and worked with the cattle.

Louie was a devoted member of St. Raphael's Cathedral. His faith was very important to
Louie and he attended daily Mass.

4 Sisters: Mary Saffran, Hollywood, Florida
Coletta Hagerty, Dubuque, Iowa
Loretta Donahue, Dubuque, Iowa
Kathleen (John) Walsh, Dubuque, Iowa
19 Nieces and Nephews

Preceded in death by: his parents and 2 Brothers: William and Raymond Donahue.

Memorials: Memorials may be given to New Melleray Abbey, 6632 Melleray Circle,
Peosta, Iowa 52068 in lieu of flowers.

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