Nelson, Dawn J. (Walters), Thomas Township, Michigan

Passed away on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center-Harrison. Age 54 years. She was born on June 29, 1960, in Saginaw, to the late Ralph (Butch) Walters and Sharon Kay (Wiese) Yaggie. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Surviving her are five sons, Jason (Jennifer) Nelson, Justin (Michelle) Nelson, Joshua (Becky) Nelson, Jeffery (Kristy) Nelson, Jeremiah (Cynthia) Nelson; also her brothers and sisters, Dane (Michelle) Walters Saginaw, MI, Amber (Daniel) Medina, Canyon Lake, TX, Billie (Jon) Yaggie, Chicago, Ill., Christine (Frank) Glenn, Salt Lake City, UT; and her life long partner, John Murday; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the nursing staff on 6th floor in ICU at Covenant Medical Center – Harrison, for their loving care and support they gave to Dawn. In accordance with Dawn’s wishes, cremation has taken place. The family will hold a memorial service on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at Center Road Church of Christ, 1325 N. Center Road. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the American Lung Association. Memories and sympathies of Dawn may be shared with the family on her memorial website at