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Randy Lee Donovan, age 43, of Caro, passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at Covenant Cooper in Saginaw, after a sudden illness. He was born on November 5, 1966 in Caro to Lucy (Davis) Donovan and the late Richard Donovan.

Randy was a lifelong resident of Caro, attended Caro High School, and then went to work as a self- employed carpenter and seasonal employee at Michigan Sugar Company. On September 12, 2002 Randy married the former Kristy Lewis in Caro. Randy spent much of his time in his yard, and in addition to getting compliments on his yard, he also enjoyed making furniture. He was a proud member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe.

He is survived by his wife, Kristy; one daughter, Rylee Marie Donovan of Caro; his mother, Lucy (Davis) Donovan; three siblings, Michelle Donovan and her sons, Jackie Donovan and her son, and Scott Donovan and his daughters; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

The funeral and Traditional American Indian Rites will be held at the Collon Funeral Home on Monday, December 28, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. with Elder Milton "Beaver" Pelcher of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe officiating.

. Burial will be at Indianfields Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the Collon Funeral Home on Sunday, December 27, 2009 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to the Randy L. Donovan family discretionary fund, c/o Kristi Donovan, 302 S. State St., Caro, MI 48723

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