Dawn Leann Haywood
Dawn Leann Haywood, 53, of Waterloo died at Cedar Valley Hospice Home on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

She was born June 8, 1965 in Waterloo the fourth daughter of Ronald D. and Winifred Jo "Winkey" Shadman Johnson.

She graduated from Jesup High School in 1983 and received an Associate’s degree in Business from Hamilton College in 2006.

Dawn married Joseph Michael Haywood on November 5, 2005 in Las Vegas, NV. She worked for EPI for a few years. She was the queen of the castle, connoisseur of scones, and a simple woman who loved food. Dawn was a good and devoted mother to her daughters and her many pets; she knew and loved the Lord.

She is survived by her husband; two daughters, Jill (Drew) Booras of Boston, MA and Emily Levasseur of Stanford, CT; one grandson, Benjamin Booras; four sisters, Jodylinn (Dave) Peterson of Jesup, Pamela Wright, Cindy Patten, and Melissa (Josef) Fox all of Waterloo; and several nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and pets.

She is preceded in death by her parents; and paternal & maternal grandparents.

Services are at 10:30 AM, Friday, July 6, 2018 at Cedar Valley Church, 3520 Ansborough Ave., Waterloo. Burial will be at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo. Visitation is from 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo.

Memorials may be directed to the family. Condolences may be left at www.LockeFuneralHome.com.
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