Jonah C. Dovre, age 27, of Porter, MN formerly of Cottonwood, MN, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at his farm near Porter. Visitation will be 3 – 5 pm with a 5 pm Prayer Service on Saturday, June 24, 2023 at the Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel in Canby, MN. A Private family service will be held. Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel in Canby is entrusted with the arrangements.
Jonah Cecil Dovre was born July 4,1996 in Marshall, MN to Neil and Sandra (Nelson) Dovre. He was baptized and confirmed at Christ Lutheran Church in Cottonwood, MN. Jonah was raised on a farm near Cottonwood and graduated from Lakeview High School in 2015. While in school, Jonah was active in basketball, football, track, choir, band, and his class play. Jonah continued his education at Bemidji State University. Jonah couldn’t pass up the opportunity to live and farm his grandparents’ farm near Porter and began farming in 2017. He took great pride and joy in farming, loved to work in the fields, and felt honored to carry on the family legacy. He proved to be a natural born farmer and was blessed with the ability to tackle the challenges of farm life.
Grateful for having shared Jonah’s life are his parents: Neil and Sandra Dovre, Cottonwood, MN; two brothers: Noah and Elijah Dovre; grandfather, Ralph Dovre; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Norma Dovre and Wayne and Joyce Nelson.