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Donald Davenport



Feb. 21, 1963-Oct. 3, 2013

Donald J. Davenport, 50, of Mahnomen, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at his home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at the Lakes Area Vineyard Church in Detroit Lakes. Friends may call at the church for one hour prior to services.

Donald Lee Davenport was born February 21, 1963 in Madison, Wis. He was raised and educated in Madison, and moved to Minneapolis in 1982.

He met his soulmate, Joann Beaulieau in 1982 and they have been together since that time. They moved to Tulsa, Okla., where Donald worked for a retail furniture store. They moved to Detroit Lakes in 2007 and to Mahnomen in 2011.

Donald enjoyed music and working with his hands

Survivors include his soul mate, Joann Beaulieau of Mahnomen; his children, Julie (Johnnie) Stevenson of Tulsa, John Cady of Detroit Lakes, Joyce (Bruce) Omang of Detroit Lakes and Tony Cady of Detroit Lakes; eight grandchildren; one great grandchild; and 13 brothers and sisters, all in Wisconsin.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.