Connie Marie Dawson, 73, Oakley, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Gove County Medical Center, Quinter.

She was born Dec. 1, 1945, in Colby, to Lenard and Elizabeth (Schurr) Swartz.

She married Dennis Dawson on April 18, 1964. She was a bookkeeper and secretary. 

She was a member of the Sun Beam Club.

She enjoyed quilting.

Survivors include her husband; a brother, Terry Swart and wife, Carol; a daughter, Michele Dawson; a granddaughter, April Sidesinger and husband, Ryan; and two great-grandchildren, Lennox and Hadley Sidesinger.

She was preceded in death by her parents; favorite uncle George and Mildred Schurr. 

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Baalman Mortuary, Oakley.  

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Oakley Library or the mortuary to help with funeral expenses in care of the mortuary.

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