Dawn Krauss, age 63 of Hudsonville, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, March 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father Dale Badger, her first husband Mac Baumgardner; brothers-in-law Bill Overbeck and George Rummel.
Through the grace of God, Dawn shared 30 years of wedded bliss with her husband Graham Krauss; also surviving are her mother Ardis Badger-Jimenez; children, Ryan (Missy) Krauss and their children, Joshua, Josiah and Cayden, Kelly (Steve) Levandoski and their children, Dylan, Alexiss, Steven Jr. and Hunter, Melissa Brown and children, Ethan and Carter, Derrick (Whitney) Krauss, Michael (Victoria) Mullins and their children, Hope, Logan, Aiden, Austin and Harper; great-grandchildren: Aubree, Piper and Paige Leenheer; siblings: Leslie Studey, Dee Sanders, Gail Overbeck, Rolly (Sharon) Krauss, Karen Rummel and Dale Ann Green; many cousins, nieces, nephews and her long time best friends: Maureen Smith, Linda Carson and Deb Tappin.
Dawn was a proud wife, daughter, sister, mother and grandmother. The driving force in her life was to share her love and devotion to all that she encountered. She was a member of the Gun Lake Tribe and one of the Tribe’s first employees, proudly retiring after 15+ years. Being a part of this extended family, she was able to contribute in the pursuit of Federal Recognition and programs that will continue into the future.
Funeral services will be held 11 am Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Gun Lake Community Church, located at 12200 W M 179 Hwy, Wayland, MI, with Pastor Danny Jimenez officiating. Burial will be at the Bradley Indian Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday from 4-7pm at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home, Dorr Chapel, 4330 18th St. Dorr, MI and Friday one hour prior to services at the church. The family welcomes memories and messages in their online guest book at www.kubiakcook.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the Van Andel Institute Parkinson’s Disease Research or Toys for Tots.
Van Andel Institute - Parkinson’s Disease Research
333 Bostwick Ave. NE, Grand Rapids MI 49503
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