Dawn Marie Schmechel


Dawn Schmechel passed away on May 31, 2022, in Sanford Medical Center surrounded by her family and friends after a brief illness. 

Dawn was born in Fargo, ND, on January 15th, 1967. 

She was the oldest daughter of Karen and Darrell Schmechel. 

Dawn was preceded in death by her Parents, Karen and Darrell Schmechel, as well as her Grandparents and Aunts and Uncles. 

Dawn is survived by her sisters, Natalie (Chris) Saueressig, Horace, ND, Kami (Jim) Mulderig, Scranton, PA. She is also survived by her Nieces and Nephews, Chanessa, Tyler, Emily, Gavin, Ella, and Reiley, and her Great Niece and Nephews, Colton, Sophee, Harper, Zayden, and Elijah. 

Dawn graduated from Woodrow Wilson and was a huge fan of The Fargo Force. 

Dawn’s bright light and big heart left us too soon, but we will always remember her warmth and generosity. Dawn had many challenges in life but always remained positive and full of love. She touched so many lives along her journey in life. 

The family is grateful and cannot express how much we appreciate the love and support that Dawn received from her family and close friends. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home on Saturday, June 18th, at 2:00 P.M. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, North Dakota.

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Arrangements entrusted to Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home - Fargo, ND

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