Donovan Schwarzrock, age 74, passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Whitney Oaks Care Center in Carmichael, California. A private family memorial service will be held in Olivia. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service in Olivia.
Donovan Schwarzrock was born on July 14th, 1946 in Bird Island, MN to Elsworth and Agatha Schwarzrock. He grew up on a farm north of Bird Island and graduated from Bird Island High School in 1964. After high school, Donovan pursued a career in the trades and worked as a sheet metal worker in Colorado. Years later he moved to San Jose, California area where he obtained his HVAC license and started his own heating and air conditioning business. Donovan had a love for the mountains and living off the grid. He also enjoyed spending his weekends fishing and boating.
Donovan is survived by his daughter Lisa and son in-law Norman Deminsky of Oakdale, CA; sons, Scott and daughter in-law Laura Schwarzrock of Kingman, AZ and Shawn and Amanda Schwarzrock of North Branch, MN; grandchildren, Breanna Schwarzrock, Amanda (and Greg) Beets, Michelle Deminsky, Ben Deminsky, Isaac Schwarzrock, Ethan Schwarzrock, Noah Schwarzrock, and Julia Schwarzrock; his brother Rodney and sister in-law Jenny Schwarzrock of Andover; his nephew Jay (and Cori) Schwarzrock of Illinois; his niece Sara (and Gunner) Geller of Carver; and many other relatives and friends. Donovan was preceded in death by his parents Elsworth and Agatha Schwarzrock; and his brother Lance Schwarzrock.
Blessed Be His Memory
A Memorial Tree was planted for Donovan
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home
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