- October 4, 1997 - January 23, 2013
- Indianapolis, Indiana
of Logan's Passing
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“Logan had the same legal uncle as me and I had meet him once when we were little the last memory I have of him is when we were both little and we...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Daryen Parks - IN
“I didn't have the pleasure of meeting Logan...I saw all the pictures from his life among us, though. He had a beautiful smile. Parents aren't...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Shay McGovern, Jensen - WA
“Mine and my brothers memories with Logan will never be forgotten. Its sad to think that the only time I visited your man cave was hours after the...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Banks Brothers - Zionsville, IN
“While looking for the obituary of a co-worker who passed this week, I came upon this obituary for Logan. I just want you to know my hart breaks for...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Nina - Indianapolis, IN
“We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thought and prayers are with the McGovern family.
5 of 19 | Posted by: Matt and Gina Snodgrass - IN
“Are prayers are with you.
6 of 19 | Posted by: Gordon & Carol Rogers - IN
“Eileen and McGovern Family,
We met you and Logan about four years ago when my son Ben played football on the same team with...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Chris Ardelean - Zionsville, IN
“I did not know Logan personally, but through the stories from his Aunt Maureen, I felt like I had once met him. He sounded like quite a strong, brave...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Mary Imel - Fountaintown, IN
“God Bless Logan.............From your Scottish McGovern Family.
You've gone away, left us today
For another place and time
With so much more...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Andy McGovern - Glasgow Scotland
“I LEARNED ABOUT YOUR SON THROUGH THE KAHOUN'S. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU AND YOUR LOVELY SON, LOGAN. NO WORDS COULD EVER BE SPOKEN TO EASE YOUR PAIN...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: DAWN MORGAN - FLORENCE, MT
“Eileen and Family,
I am sad to hear the news of Logan's Passing.
You are in my thoughts and prayers
12 of 19 | Posted by: Bill Lohman - Westfield, IN
“Eileen and family,
Words are not enough to describe the pain I feel for you. Although this time is overwhelming, we serve a mighty and a living...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jackie Kirkwood - Indianapolis, IN
“I didn't know Logan. I only knew who he was and what he was dealing with through a friend. As soon as I heard about what he was going through, i...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Olivia Nash - Fishers , IN
I am so sorry for your loss.
I remember meeting Logan when we worked together years ago and remember what a wonderful young man he was. God...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Leona Padget - Westfield, IN
“Although we only officially met Logan one time, we knew he was one unique and special guy. My own son Logan wished he got to know him better but we...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Sheri and son Logan Carte - IN
“Your son has inspired an entire commuity. I cannot say why things happen. We won't know until we see Jesus. I will remember your son always with a...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: CYNTHIA POWERS - PITTSBORO, IN
“Logan, your smile will blanket our hearts forever! Enjoy your wings and new adventure :)
18 of 19 | Posted by: Caroline King - Avon, IN
“Dear McGovern Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN
Logan James McGovern, 15, of Zionsville passed away January 23, 2013 after a courageous battle with a rare form of cancer. He was born October 4, 1997 in Indianapolis, and was a freshman at Zionsville Community High School. Logan was the only son of Eileen McGovern, and the two were absolutely devoted to each other. Eileen meant everything to Logan, and Logan meant everything to Eileen.
Logan loved racing motorcycles, and was a great athlete who played many sports and excelled at football. He was a member of the Zionsville Eagles football team, and a huge fan of the University of Texas Longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. Logan enjoyed spending time gaming online, and is remembered, especially by "the usual suspects," as a loyal friend who possessed strength and courage beyond his years. Often, when friends and family went to visit Logan to encourage and uplift him, Logan was the one who inspired and encouraged everyone else. His faith was important to him, and Logan was at peace as his time on earth neared its end, knowing he was going to Heaven, where he would meet his Savior and his sister Neka, who preceded him in death in 1996.
Logan's family is grateful for the care he received at Riley Children's Hospital. The love and support the doctors, nurses, and staff demonstrated to Logan and Eileen will never be forgotten. They would also like to thank the many people in the community who have supported the McGovern family during this journey.
Logan is survived by his mother, Eileen McGovern; his grandparents Jim McGovern of Indianapolis and Mary McGovern of Zionsville; and his large and loving extended family and many friends. Logan is also survived by his loyal dog, Jake, who was known to lie on Logan's bed for hours and hours.
A celebration of Logan's life and faith will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013 at Traders Point Christian Church, 6590 South Indianapolis Road, Whitestown, IN 46075. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The service will begin at 12:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made at any Forum Credit Union to the Logan McGovern Cancer Relief Fund. Arrangements are entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan-Zionsville and friends are invited to leave condolences or share a memory at www.flanner-buchanan.com
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