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Dawn Lorene Erven

July 19, 1939 ~ August 28, 2022 (age 83)


Dawn (née Hunt) Erven passed away peacefully on August 28, 2022 in the Minnedosa Hospital with her husband of 59 years by her side.

Dawn was 83 years old, the first born to parents Margaret (née Dewar) and Robert, and spent her childhood in Neepawa. She married Lorne at the age of 24 and they raised their family on the farm by Clanwilliam, then moved to Minnedosa where they resided since 1999. She was an active member on several organizations including the Crocus Women’s Institute, Clanwilliam United Church, Quilting Club, 50 Plus Centre, and various choirs.

Dawn was always with a smile and a laugh. She will be forever missed by her husband Lorne; children Keith (Frances), Laura (Shane), Alison; sister Margo Dunphy; sister-in-laws Lois, Eleanor, Marilyn, Diane (Les); grandchildren Emma, Meredith, Jorja, Signe; plus several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; her brothers Alexander and Harley; and son Craig.

A service will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Minnedosa United Church, Minnedosa, MB

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dawn’s memory to:

Alzheimer Society of Manitoba

10-120 Donald Street

Winnipeg, MB

R3C 4G2



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Funeral Service
October 1, 2022

2:00 PM
Minnedosa United Church
48 Main Street South
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0

Private Committal

Minnedosa Cemetery
141 2 Avenue Southeast
Minnedosa, MB R0J 1E0


Alzheimer Society of Manitoba
10-120 Donald Street, Winnipeg MB R3C 4G2
Web: https://alzheimer.mb.ca/

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