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Lois Emma Dawson
  • February 21, 1924
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  • December 24, 2011

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Lois Emma Dawson, 87, died at the Port Orange Hospice Care Center on December 24, 2011.  Lois was born on February 21, 1924 in Detroit, Michigan to William and Edna Koth.  The family moved to East Detroit, currently Eastpointe, during her teenage years.  Lois graduated from East Detroit High School.   She married Kenneth Walter Dawson in 1947 after he returned from serving in the Navy during WWII.  She worked in several secretarial positions and enjoyed square dancing, bowling, cards, bingo, and entertaining at large family get-togethers.  Lois and her husband retired to Haines City, Florida in 1986.  She was predeceased by her husband who died April 2, 2003.  Survivors include her 4 children, Sue (Keith) Shumaker of Lewiston, Michigan, Dennis (Denise) Dawson of St. Clair, Michigan, Kent (Nancy) Dawson of Ormond Beach, Florida, and Brian (Cheryl) Dawson of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 4 sisters , Edna, Dolores,  Gladys, and Glenda, one brother William, 10 grandchildren,  two great-grandchildren  and many nieces and nephews.   The family will have a memorial service in Michigan at a later date.  Memorial donations may be made to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, Florida 32129 www.hovf.org. A Life Celebration in her honor will be held by the family in Michigan at a later date.

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    Sue and Mom Oct 2011
    Sue and Mom Oct 2011

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    Mom and her Boys
    Mom and her Boys

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    1998
    1998

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    Judee,Lois,Diane
    Judee,Lois,Diane

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    Tracie and Gram

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    Gram, Nick and Nikole

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    Grandma and her children

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    Grandma Dawson

  9. 03 Jan 2012
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    Oct 2011: Grandma Dawson eating one of her favorite things, a big salad with chicken and honey mustard dressing!
    Oct 2011: Grandma Dawson eating one of her favorite things, a big salad with chicken and honey mustard dressing!

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    Marcie and Grandma

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    Lois Dawson, beautiful
    Lois Dawson, beautiful

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    Marco w/Great Gram

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    Mom and Jersey
    Mom and Jersey

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