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Lori Kay Dewar


1970 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Lori Kay Dewar Obituary
Lori Kay Dewar was born on December 26, 1970, to David and Eleanor Dewar in Grafton, North Dakota.  She was raised in St. Thomas, ND, and graduated from St. Thomas High School in May, 1989.  She graduated from Northland Community Technical College, East Grand Forks, MN, in 1991 with a degree in business.  She worked at the Regional Council in Grafton, ND, for several years.  She later worked at several banks in North Dakota before moving to Limon, Colorado.  She worked at Eastern Colorado Bank before being employed at the Colorado Department of Corrections, Limon, in the business office until leaving this summer due to illness.
On August 11, 2006, she married Tony Johnson in Sturgis, South Dakota.  Together they took many trips on their motorcycles with friends.  She purchased her purple Harley Davidson in 2012 which was one of her happiest moments.
Her other interests included horses, dogs, cooking, canning, baking, collecting cook books, crafts, going to auctions and yard sales.  She was active in the Relay for Life events for the past five years.  She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Limon.
Survivors include her husband, Tony, step-daughter Danielle Johnson (Billy Wright), grandson Damien Johnson and granddaughter Emmy Wright, parents David and Linda Dewar and Eleanor and Craig Stuberg, brother Jason (Katie) Dewar, sisters Kimberly (Allen) Anderson, Traci (Curt) Berg, Heidi (Nathan) Knudsen, and Lorrie (Gene) Hastings, also many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
Preceding her in death were grandparents James and Lorrayne Dewar and Laverne and Doris Staples.
A funeral service for Lori will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014, 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Limon, Colorado with burial to follow at the Arriba cemetery in Arriba, Colorado.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Love Funeral Home in Limon,Colorado.
The Love Funeral Home in Limon, Colorado was in charge of arrangements.  Please visit our website at www.lovefuneralhomes.com to sign our online guest book or to send your message of condolence to the family.
Success
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.  This is to have succeeded.
~ Ralph Waldo
Emerson
This was the motto that Lori lived by.  Her hope was that she had made a difference in someone's life.
Published in Akron News-Reporter on Oct. 11, 2014
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