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“I was so shocked when I heard about this today dawn u were a wonderful person I´m really glad I had the chance to know you say hi to uncle Robb rip...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Amanda Striplin

“My sincerest of condolences. I had the gift of working with Rob and Dawn. So blessed to have known them both. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Genna Davison - Work

“Gary and I Sharon are so sorry to hear about your loss. Dawn was and still is a wonderful person. Prayers to you all ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Sharon Scuffham Scuffham - IL

“I was lucky to work with Dawn at CGH. Not only was she an incredible nurse, she was funny, kind, and knowledgeable. Sincere sympathy to all her...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Terry Durham - Morrison, IL

ROCK FALLS – Dawn L. Edwards, 64 died on Sunday August 29, 2021 at her home.

Dawn was born on November 18, 1956 in Sterling the daughter of Raymond Elbert and Marie Agnes (Berzinski) Miller. She attended local school and was a graduate of Sauk Valley Community College with a degree in nursing. She worked for many years at CGH Medical Center in the CCU unit and later as a case manager. She married Robbin D. Edward on October 1, 1997 at Fish Creek, WI. He died January 19, 2006. Dawn loved horses; cooking; and reading. But to Dawn, her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family and following her grandchildren through their school and sporting events.
Survivors include her son J.D. (Alysia) Waldschmidt of Sterling; her daughter Jodi (Rodney) Rank of Rock Falls; her sister Gayle (Greg) Shipman of Sterling; her five grandchildren: Richard Rank, Lakyn Waldschmidt, Ryan Waldschmidt, Josie Rank and Adalyn Waldschmidt; and her loving companions and fur babies: Oliver, Annie and Archie.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Dale Miller.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Thursday September 2, 2021 from 5-7 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls.
Memorials may be made in her memory to Happy Tails Shelter in Rock Falls.