1925 - 2013
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Kenneth Dawson announce his passing at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, Medicine Hat, Alberta, on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the age of 87 years. Kenneth leaves to cherish his memory three children and their families: Son, Herbert (June) Dawson and children, Adrienne (Brad) Dixon and Ashley (Scott) Jackson; Daughter, Joanne Dawson (Wayne) and her two children, (son, Mark Black - Deceased) and Mark's children, Meggyn, Alex, Abbiegail and Daniel; daughter, Mary Ann (Mark) Heather and their children, Scott, Everett and Wesley; Son, Chris (Doris) Dawson and daughter, Darlene and family. Kenneth is also survived by his sisters, Lillian Dawson, Gloria (Orville) Hyde; one brother, Howard (Val) Dawson; numerous nieces and nephews as well as Dawna Dooley and her family. He was predeceased by his mother and father, Jean and Samuel Dawson; sisters, Glenna Finney (nee Dawson) and Gladys Carpenter; brother, Morris Dawson; two wives, Nelda Mary Shirley Dawson (nee Elder) and June Dawson as well as his grandson, Mark Black. Kenneth David Dawson was born in Mille-Isles, Quebec on July 30, 1925. He worked as a carpenter before his retirement. He enjoyed the last number of years having moved to Medicine Hat to be close to his family. Given the opportunity, he wouldn't miss watching a game of golf, and he also enjoyed his curling! Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, on Monday, April 1, 2013, between 1:00 p.m. and 1:55 p.m. A Celebration of Ken's life will follow at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Bob Findley officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting www.cooksouthland.com) Honoured to serve the family is COOK SOUTHLAND Funeral Chapel, 901 - 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V4. Telephone toll free: 1-877-528-6455.
Published in The Gazette on Mar. 30, 2013