WAUKESHA/ MADISON AREA

Donald Dean Bovre
April 30, 1944 ó Oct. 30, 2015

Donald Dean Bovre Donald Dean Bovre, age 71, passed away after a short battle with brain cancer on Friday, October 30, 2015.

Don was born on April 30, 1944, in Stoughton, to Arnold and Pearl Bovre-Fritz.

After graduating from Belleville High in 1962, he attended University of Wisconsin- Platteville. He later acquired a masterís degree in business from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Upon retirement, he was working as a human resource director for Safeway Steel in Michigan. He was a member of Eidsvollsmen Council of North America. Don enjoyed woodworking in his younger years, and upon retirement spent time golfing, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren. He loved his children dearly and they were the center of his life.

Don is survived by his four children, Nikki (Ray) Ragonese, Natalie, Andy (Val) and Tyler (Kristy); grandchildren, Benicio Ragonese, Gavin, Gracie, Mikayla and Zane; and his siblings, Marcus (Sue), Susie (Brad) Schafer and Michael. He is further survived by other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew Marcus Bovre Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. today, Tuesday, November 3, at Ryan Funeral Home, 220 Enterprise Drive, Verona. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until the time of service today at the funeral home. Burial will be at Verona Cemetery.

A special thanks to Tivoli at Divine Savior Health Care Center in Portage for their loving and supportive care for Don during his final days.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Tivoli at Divine Savior, 2805 Hunters Trail, Portage, WI 53901.

Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Verona Chapel, is serving the family. For more information, call 608-845-6625. To view and sign the guestbook, please visit www.ryanfuneralservice.com.