Debbie "Debbie" Donovan
Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Donovan, 55 of Beloit, died unexpectedly in her own home, on Saturday
August 4, 2018. She was born February 22, 1963 in Janesville, WI. She is the daughter of
Patrick Donovan and Dora Straight.
She was the general manager of Dairy Queen in Beloit for 9 years. She attended Parker High
School, class of 1981, in Janesville, WI. She attended Calgary Tabernacle Church in Beloit,Wi.
She loved spending time with her family, cats, sudoku, cooking, baking, and billiards.
Survivors include: Father Patrick Donovan, Mother Dora Straight, Partner Joseph Paddie,
Daughters Amanda (Anthony) Norman of Janesville, WI,Stephanie Christiansen of Bloomington,
IL, Son Joshua Christiansen of South Beloit, IL, Grandchildren Hailey, Tara, Christian, Maurice,
Aaliyah, and Jasmine, Sisters Rose Ann Donovan of Madison, WI, Shannon Donovan of
Jacksonville, FL, Angela Donovan of Ft. Wayne, IN, and Brother Patrick “Smiley" (Lisa)
Donovan of Kansas City, MO, many nieces, 2 bonus daughters, 7 bonus grandchildren, and 3
bonus great grandchildren, and many adoptive family members along the way. She was a mom,
nana, and grandma to all.