Tammera Donovan, 57

Tammera Marie Donovan, age 57, of Cokato, passed away Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Abbot-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at New Life Assembly Church of Cokato, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at the church, prior to the service. Interment will be at Cokato City Cemetery.

Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cokato are handling the arrangements; www.swansonpeterson.com.

Tammera was born April 6, 1960, at Minneapolis City Hospital (now HCMC), to Thomas and Norma Jean (Winans) Donovan. She grew up in Minneapolis, and graduated from North High School.

Tammera made her home in Minneapolis, then Bloomington, and finally Cokato.

She had operated her own residential cleaning business, and later did housekeeping at a nursing home in Bloomington.

Tammera was a volunteer at Cokato Manor, and her church was very important to her.

She liked to dance and cook, and enjoyed her cat “Tillie.” Most important was her family, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Tammera is survived by her children: Kitron (Beth) Donovan of Maple Grove, and Reney Donovan of Minneapolis; grandchildren Leauna, Adrian, and Desiree; sisters Pam (Joe) Pearson of Cokato, and Julie (Ty) Short of Plymouth; nieces, nephews , and other relatives and friends.

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