Donovan Stoneouse
Donovan Stoneouse
Donovan Stoneouse
Donovan Stoneouse

Obituary of Donovan Orlis Stoneouse

Donovan Orlis Stoneouse 75 of Albany, MN died at home under hospice care on August 29, 2022 surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. Donovan was born on March 15th 1947 to parents Donald & Myrtle (Rystad) Stoneouse. He was baptized and confirmed at Salem Lutheran Church in rural Oklee, MN. He was a 1965 Oklee Public High School graduate. On August 28th 1971 Donovan married Marilyn Lefebvre at St Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Oklee, MN. To this union daughters, Lisa and Nicole were born.


Donovan returned to school at ATVI in Thief River Falls, MN and completed the 2 year automotive mechanics program. He worked independently and truly loved diagnostics and working on race engines. He was a jack of all trades. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his daughters and grandkids and their beloved pets.


Donovan is loved by survivors: 

Wife, Marilyn (Lefebvre) Stoneouse of Albany, MN.

Daughters, Lisa (Erick) Halvorson of Albany MN & Nicole Stoneouse of Red Lake Falls, MN.

Grandchildren, Kjersti Halvorson of St. Cloud MN & Elsi and Aksel Halvorson of Albany, MN.

Brothers, Orlean (Ginny) Stoneouse of Oklee MN & Ronald (Cindy) Stoneouse of Oklee MN,

Sister, Myrna (Jim) Lessard of Brooks MN.

Brother-in-law, John Lessard of Oklee MN.

Sister-in-laws, Eileen Walsh of St Paul, MN & Carol (Lee) Hagalee of Edina MN.

Donovan was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Robert Stoneouse, & sister, Ramona Lessard.


Per Donovan's request he was cremated and a private family memorial is planned.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Donovan
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society of Minnesota
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