Obituaries

top banner

Obituary Listings

Dawn Nelson-Schlink

April 12, 1929 November 17, 2018
Dawn Nelson-Schlink
There are condolences waiting approval on Dawn's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Dawn

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Dawn Nelson-Schlink

Dawn D. Nelson-Schlink 89 passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.

Dawn was born on April 12, 1929 in Peoria, Illinois to Gertrude and Henry Woulfe. She married Ramon L. Nelson on October 30, 1948. He proceeded her in death in 1985 as well as one grandson Ramon Nelson in 1985. Also preceding her in death was her brother Bill Woulfe and two sisters, Carole Shay and Cynthia Ptak. They had six children Michael Nelson of Pekin, Debbie (Ben) Napolski of Downers Grove, IL, Christopher (Maureen) Nelson of Saint Peters, MO, Mark (Pilar) Nelson of Peoria, Marty Nelson of Buffalo Grove, IL and Monica (Mike) Patterson of Springfield, IL. Dawn is survived by 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Dawn was a 1947 graduate of the Academy of Our Lady High School. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels with her six children in the back seat of the car. After her children finished their high school years, she worked in the travel industry for 34 years.

In August of 1990, she married Theodore Schlink, and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area until his death in April 2017. Dawn then moved back to Peoria. In San Francisco she volunteered as a tour guide for SFO library and was a member of the San Francisco Tour Guide Guild.

Dawn enjoyed traveling and spending time with her children and grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 2 PM at St. Philomena
Church in Peoria, IL. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Sophia’s Kitchen c/o Sacred Heart Church, 504 Fulton St. Peoria, IL 61602 or donate on line to CatholicPeoria.com Sophia Kitchen, Support our Mission.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

23

Nov

1:00 PM 11/23/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Friday

23

Nov

2:00 PM 11/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sophia's Kitchen

504 Fulton St
Peoria, IL 61602
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...