Dawn Ann Witter -- Rochester
ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Dawn Ann Witter will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Trinity Lutheran Church in Medford, Minn. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Medford.
Mrs. Witter, 60, of Medford, formerly of Rochester, died of pancreatic cancer Saturday (July 1, 2006) at her residence.
Dawn Ann Radke was born May 21, 1946, in Rochester, and graduated from John Marshall High School in 1964. She married Terry Witter on Jan. 25, 1969, in Rochester. She had worked at OTC/SPX for 36 years in the purchasing department. They lived in Clinton Falls, Minn., for 20 years before moving to rural Medford. She was a member of the Owatonna Eagles Club and enjoyed golf, bowling, shopping and softball. She and her husband organized an all women's softball tournament in Owatonna 33 years ago and continued to conduct that tournament every year since, now with the help of their daughter, Stacey.
Survivors include her husband; two daughters, Stacey (Kirk) Kiel and Shannon (Ray Hoeve) Witter, both of Owatonna; a son, Sean (Stephanie) of Rochester; five grandchildren; her mother, Doris Hieb of Rochester; seven brothers, Laverne (Jeanette) Radke of Hammond, Robert (Joanne) Radke of Pine Island, Donald Radke and Roy (Helen) Radke, both of Rochester, Harold (Rita) Radke Jr. of Dodge Center, Dale (Penny) Radke of Monticello, Minn., and John (Sue) Radke of Florida; and two sisters Judy (Darrell) Franks of Brainerd, Minn., and Amy (David) Smith of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her father and stepfather.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Michaelson Funeral Home in Owatonna, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.