Lucille F. (Pray) Dawson

Lucille F. (Pray) Dawson, 90, of Dows, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at Hansen Family Hospital in Iowa Falls.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at First Lutheran Church, 206 West Ellsworth Street in Dows, with Pastor Anita Nuetzman. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Dows.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM- 7:00 PM on Monday, May 6, 2024 at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion.

Lucille Fern, daughter of Ronald and Ethel (Christopher) Pray, was born on October 24, 1933 in Hampton. She grew up in the Popejoy area and graduated from Popejoy High School in 1952.

On May 16, 1952, Lucille was united in marriage to George Dawson at The Little Brown Church in Nashua. They made their home on a farm outside of Dows where they raised their three children: Gregory, Roger, and Debra.

George and Lucille farmed for many years around the Dows area. She worked alongside George in the fields and driving tractors. Over the years, she enjoyed raising a big garden.

Lucille was an active member of First Lutheran Church in Dows. Her family was most important to her, she loved spending time with her children and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children Gregory Dawson, Roger Dawson, and Debra (Mark) Roberts; grandchildren Amy (Shaun) Bennett, Lauren (Kyle) Brinkman, Matthew (Laura) Roberts, Kourtney Roberts, Jessica (LaShae) Young, Kira Dawson, and Christopher Dawson; great-grandchildren Gianna Bennett, Kalaya Bennett, Audrey Wojtasiak, Miles Wojtasiak, Cohen Roberts, Henry Roberts, Charles Roberts, and Xavion Young; sister Carol Christensen; and many nieces, nephews and other family.

She is preceded in death by her husband George in 1995; parents Ronald and Ethel Pray; and brother Verl Pray.

Ewing Funeral Home

114 East Ellsworth Street

Dows, Iowa 50071



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