Dawn D. Fox

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Dawn D. Fox, 71, of St. Olaf, died Saturday, February 1, 2020. She was born on January 9, 1949, in Volga, Iowa, to Homer and Dorothy (Langford) Walter. She graduated from Elkader High School.

She was united in marriage to Lawrence Fox on January 8, 1966, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clayton Center. Two daughters were born to this union. For many years, Dawn worked as a kitchen supervisor for Scenic Acres – with her girls. She loved spending time with her great-grandchildren. Dawn enjoyed her baby puppy Corky, watching birds, NASCAR and Dr. Pol (he even sent her an autographed picture).

Dawn was a member of the St. Olaf Legion Auxiliary and historian for many years. She was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church, Clayton Center, and also served as memorial treasurer.

Survivors include her daughters, Becci (special friend, Vern Plagman) Fox, and Beth (Joe) Collins; grandchildren, Kurt (fiancé, Brittny Brynes) Gordon, Ashley (fiancée, Bob White) Gordon; five great-grandchildren, Nathan, Ben, KJ, Chezlee and Leirah and sister, Sandy (Don) Buege.

Dawn was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Lawrence.

There was a visitation from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Elkader.  Funeral services were held 12:30 p.m. Friday, February 7, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church, Clayton Center. Pallbearers were Bart Fox, Kurt Gordon, Ashley Gordon, Joe Collins, Kevin Knospe, and Rick Hansel. Interment was held at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Clayton Center.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Elkader is assisting the family.

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