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Ruby Eileen Dawson
June 19, 1918-July 15, 2011
CULVER â€” Ruby Eileen Dawson, 93, formerly of Lake Wales, Fla. and Culver passed away Friday, July 15, 2011 while visiting her daughter in Michigan for the summer. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at Culver Masonic Cemetery, Culver. Pastor Ron Lewellen officiating. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, the Kidney Foundation or the Diabetes Foundation.
Ruby was born June 19, 1918 in Kewanna, the daughter of the late Oscar Otto and Mary Margaret Bixler. She married Oren Junior Dawson Oct. 24, 1938 in Tippecanoe, and he preceded her in death Jan. 28, 1994. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and a wonderful homemaker.
Surviving are her two children, Glenda Parker and husband, Robert of Fenton, Mich., Gregory Dawson and wife, Nancy of Ocala, Fla.; three grandchildren, Bret Parker and wife, Cindi of Ortonville, Mich., Rene Sgrignoli of Bensenville, Ill., Jeffrey Dawson and wife, Theresa of Washington State; seven great-grandchildren, Michael Brasic of Clio, Mich., James Brasic of Cicero, Ill., Robert Parker and Kenneth Parker both of Ortonville, Mich., Stephen Baker of Fenton, Mich., Alex and Joshua Dawson; and three great-great grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Deloros France.
Online condolences and tributes may be posted on the obituaries page of www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.