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Nicholas John Donato

Posted 2021-10-11 by mhenderson
Mohave Memorial Funeral & Cremation -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Nicholas John Donato, 86, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona passed away on
Monday, March 1, 2021 at Gems Assisted Living. Nick was born in Spokane,
Washington on April 16, 1934 to Nick and Iris Donato. He attended school
through the 10th grade in Spokane.

On February 15, 1975, Nick married the love of his life, Glenda Davis.
He worked at various jobs over the years, including developing Desert
Sands Golf and Country Club and wrangling at The Ranch in Vernon,
Arizona. Nick loved his family above everything else, but, he enjoyed
riding horses, running equipment, farming, golf and old western movies.
Well known for his many stories, unique, well, actually notorious
sayings, Nick was loved by all.

He is survived by his wife, Glenda Donato; children, Nathan (Beth)
Leonard, Guy (Julie) Leonard, Teresa Keele, and Douglas Leonard; 8
grandchildren and their spouses; 8 greatgrandchildren; sister, Neysa
Donato; brother, Tom (Betty) Donato; as well as his nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Nick and Iris Donato; and
granddaughter, Glenda Makihele.

Services will be Graveside, Monday March 8th, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Lake
Havasu Memorial Gardens, Lake Havasu City, Arizona. In lieu of flowers,
please send donations to Jacob’s Hope, MDS Foundation, or the Humane

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