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Dawn Sturn

July 30, 1955 July 28, 2017
Dawn Sturn
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Obituary for Dawn Sturn

Dawn Loree Sturn was born July 30, 1955 to Orville and Irene Erickson in Tyler, Minnesota and grew up on the farm in Florence, Minnesota. Dawn was baptized and confirmed at Opdal Lutheran Church in Florence. She attended Florence elementary school and graduated from Tyler High School in 1973. Following her education, she worked various jobs in the area and was self-employed in child day care. In 1978, she was united in marriage to Howard Barber and their union was blessed with two sons, Dustin and Tony. In June of 1995 she married David Sturn in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The couple lived in St. Cloud and in 2005 moved to Florence. In 2015, Dawn retired due to declining health. On July 27, 2017 she entered the care of Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She died there Friday, July 28, 2017 at the age of 61 years.
Dawn will be remembered as a kind person of generosity and hospitality. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, baking apple pies, canning, and especially time spent with her family and friends.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Dave Sturn of Florence, Minnesota; sons, Dustin (and Sandra) Barber of Larimore, North Dakota, and Tony (and Reba) Barber of Marshall, Minnesota; grandchildren, Cadence, Jake, Caleb, and Zane; siblings, Allen (and Mary) Erickson of Russell, Minnesota, Bernie (and Kathy) Erickson of Bemidji, Minnesota, and Brian (and Jessie) Erickson of Marshall, Minnesota; other family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Irene; a sister, Gloria Wieme; brother-in-law, Richard Wieme; and nephew, Roman Wieme.
Blessed and eternal be the memory of Dawn Sturn.

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Memorial Visitation

Friday

4

Aug

5:00 PM 8/4/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/4/2017 7:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Prayer Service

Friday

4

Aug

7:00 PM 8/4/2017 7:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

5

Aug

10:30 AM 8/5/2017 10:30:00 AM
Sillerud Lutheran Church - Balaton

620 221st St.
Balaton, MN 56115

Sillerud Lutheran Church - Balaton
620 221st St. Balaton 56115 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Opdal Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place

Florence, MN

Florence, MN
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