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Thelma Dawson

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Thelma Elva Dawson, age 100 of Fredericksburg, Iowa died Monday, July 13, 2009, at the New Hampton Care Center. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday July 17, 2009, at the New Hampton Care Center Chapel in New Hampton with Pastor Ron Pinckney from the Hillcrest Baptist and Brethren Church in Fredericksburg officiating. Dennis Strum will be the organist accompanying the congregation singing, “The Old Rugged Cross” and “In The Garden”. Interment will be in Rose Hill Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Friday at the Care Center Chapel. Hugeback & Chenoweth Funeral Home in New Hampton is in charge of arrangements. Thelma was born October 15, 1908, in Fredericksburg, Iowa the daughter of John and Jennie (Moody) Green. She received her education in Fredericksburg. On June 5, 1927, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Thelma was united in marriage to Glenn Robert Dawson. To this union one son, Clyle was born. The couple farmed Southeast of Fredericksburg until moving into town in 1944. Glenn died on January 4, 1991. Thelma worked at both the Hillcrest Home in Sumner and the New Hampton Care Center. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist & Brethren Church in Fredericksburg. Thelma is survived by her one son, Clyle Dawson of Phoenix, AZ; four grandchildren, Lee Dawson of El Mirage, AZ, Greg Dawson of Phoenix, AZ, Scott (Chris) Dawson of Buckeye, AZ and Laura (John) Pierce of Scottsdale, AZ; Eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; grandson, Mike Dawson; one sister, Hazel Pietan; three brothers, Fred Green, Guy Green and one brother in infancy

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  1. Dad our thoughts and prayers are with you. Grandma will hold a special place in our hearts. We will treasure our time together with grandma last year on our cross country adventure. Her little giggles as the three of us tumble into bed and when Scotty tried to give her her pills whole, instead of crushed. Our love goes out to you, the father who taught me how to hunt and fish and gave me memories to last forever. Love Scott and Chris

  2. Grandpa we send our deepest sympathies. Greatgrandma will be missed! We can all take comfort in knowing she had a long full life. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Jennifer

  3. Goodbye Grandma, I’ll remember all the times I stayed at your trailer when you lived in Phoenix and I was a small boy.


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