Dawn Louise Karslake, 79, of Vanderbilt, passed away Friday, April 2, 2021.
She was born the daughter of Paul and Emma (Norwood) Thayer on January 7, 1942, in Allegan Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, Ron.
Dawn is survived by her children, Neva Karslake of Vanderbilt, Keith (Nicole) Karslake of Waxahachie, TX, and Katherine (Roger) Spreeman of Vanderbilt; grandchildren, Amanda (Blaine) Perkins, Tiffany (Justin) Mitchell, Jay Karslake, Julia Karslake, Christopher Karslake, Brooke (Nick) Slowinski, and Ashley Spreeman; fifteen great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Gordon Karslake Jr.; siblings, Joann Sheets, and Clifford “Skip” Thayer.
She loved serving the Lord and serving His church. Dawn was always tending to her gardens and she loved to quilt. She sewed love in whatever she did. Dawn cherished family and friends.
The family has chosen to remember her privately at this time and is planning a memorial service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vanderbilt Community Church, PO Box 1, Vanderbilt, MI 49795.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.