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Donovan Kusick

July 22, 1969-Dec. 17, 2007

Donovan J. Kusick, 38, of Perham, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 17, 2007 in the Perham Memorial Hospital.

Donovan James Kusick was born the son of James and Joyce (Ogram) Kusick on July 22, 1969 in Robbinsdale, Minn. When he was young, he moved with his family to Frazee, where he attended school. He then moved to Fairmont, Minn., and graduated from Fairmont High School. He later returned to the lakes area, and resided in Perham until the time of his death.

Donovan enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, singing karaoke, playing card games, tinkering with electronics, fishing, bike riding and expanding his coca-cola collection.

Surviving Donovan are his father, James Kusick of Fairmont; five sisters, Colleen (Ken) Fix of Smyrna, Tenn., Eileen Kusick of Detroit Lakes, Mary (Jeff) Dugger of Detroit Lakes, Erin (DuWayne) Jepson of Frazee and Bridget Nickolauson of Detroit Lakes; one brother, Dennis (Lonny) Kusick of Sanborn, Minn.; eight nieces, seven nephews, four great nieces, three great nephews and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his mother, Joyce Drake; his brother-in-law, Jason Nickolauson; and his grandparents.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 in the Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, continuing for one hour prior to services in the church on Friday.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Frazee, with the Rev. Joe DeCrans officiating. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Frazee. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furey Funeral Home, Frazee.