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Mildred "June" Dawson

June 22, 1932 - September 27, 2021

Mildred “June” Dawson, 89, of Springfield, formerly of Bourbonnais, IL, died at 6:05 pm, Monday, September 27, 2021 at her home. June was born June 22, 1932 in Williamson County, IL to Cleo and Lula (Stewart) Eskew. She married Thomas Dawson, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 2014.

She was survived by a daughter, Deborah (Don) Yoggerst of Spaulding and a son, Gary (Jill) Lowery of Springfield; five grandchildren, Carter Lowery, Andrew Lowery, Zachary (Charity) Yoggerst, Alexis June Yoggerst and Spencer Yoggerst; one sister, Helen Rose of Cadillac, MI; one brother, Loren (Betty) Eskew of Manteno, IL and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

June enjoyed working in the yard and watching her favorite show, General Hospital.

The family will host a Celebration of Life at a later date.

June will be laid to rest with her husband at All Saints Cemetery in Bourbonnais, IL.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the 4 The Kids Fund at the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln. Checks can be made payable to CFLL – 4 The Kids Fund and mailed to Community
Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, 205 South Fifth Street, Suite 530, Springfield, IL 62701.

CDC protocol shall be followed.

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The family will host a Celebration of Life at a later date.


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Memorial contributions are suggested to the 4 The Kids Fund at the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln. Checks can be made payable to CFLL – 4 The Kids Fund and mailed to Community
Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, 205 South Fifth Street, Suite 530, Springfield, IL 62701.


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