- December 27, 1923 - November 13, 2006
- Dubuque, Iowa
of Louis' Passing
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Behr's Funeral Home
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.
Online condolences may be left at www.behrfuneralhome.com