Jeanette Dawson, 83

Jeanette H. Dawson, 83, a resident of rural Huntertown, died at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011, at the Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. She was born Nov. 1, 1928 in Woodburn, a daughter of Herman and Emma (Riebersal) Woebbeking.On Dec. 27, 1947, she married Max DawsonHe preceded her in death in 1982.Survivors include her children, Connie Carey of Kendallville, Dan Dawson of Huntertown, Gail Papaik of Nashville, Tenn., and Dennis Dawson of Huntertown; two brothers, Roland Woebbeking and Max Woebbeking, both of Woodburn; her sister, Virginia Preston of Van Wert, Ohio; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by two brothers Roger Woebbeking and Stanley Woebbeking.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Resurrection Lutheran Church, 14318 Lima Rd., Huntertown, with Pastor Forest Van Gundy, officiating.Visitation is Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, or at the church one hour prior to the service.Interment will be in Huntertown Cemetery.Memorials may be directed to Resurrection Lutheran Church or to Animal Care & Control, Fort Wayne.To leave an online condolence, log on to