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Dawn P. Wiersma

May 17, 1925 April 15, 2018
Dawn  P. Wiersma
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DAWN P. WIERSMA, age 92, of Piqua, passed away at 10:34 A.M. Sunday April 15, 2018 at Heartland of Piqua. She was born in Grand Rapids, MI on May 17, 1925 to the late Fay and Marie (Doherty) Bennett. On May 21, 1949 in Grand Rapids, MI, she married Robert G. Wiersma. He preceded her in death on December 8, 1994.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law: Dan P. and Jill Wiersma, Phoenix, AZ, Kevin R. Wiersma, Piqua, OH, Kerry J. and Lisa Wiersma, Beavercreek, OH; one daughter and son–in-law: Debbie and Lawrence Wills, Celina, OH; sister and brother-in-law: Sally and Dale Kronemeyer, Grandville, MI; five grandchildren: Derek Wiersma, Dana Wilson, Kelli Wiersma, Matt Wiersma, Adam Wiersma and three great grandchildren: Haley Wiersma, Cole Wiersma, Tori Whitten; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one brother: Bob Bennett.

Dawn graduated from Catholic Central High School, Grand Rapids, MI. She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Piqua. Dawn participated in many volunteer aspects for St. Boniface. She was a manager at Pickway Shoe Mart for six years after moving to Piqua. While she resided in Grand Rapids, MI, she worked for Bell Telephone and Peoples National Bank. She loved animals.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday April 19, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Piqua with Rev. Fr. Thomas Bolte Celebrant. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH. Friends may call Wednesday 5-7 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua. A prayer service will be held Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude PL Memphis, TN 38105.

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Miami Memorial Park Final Resting Place

7875 North Crescent Road
Covington, Ohio 45318

7875 North Crescent Road Covington 45318 Ohio
United States

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