Dawn Ellen (Berndt) Shadrix, 48, recently of Hamlet, died Friday, May 2, 2008
after a long illness.
She was the daughter of Melvin D. Berndt, who preceded her in death and Patsy
J. (Marvel) Berndt, longtime resident of Valparaiso.
Dawn was a 1978 graduate of Chesterton High School. She was a loving and
devoted mother to her four surviving children: Christopher, 22, Jacqueline,
21, Ben, 19 and Vincent, 18.
She is also survived by her husband Ben Shadrix.
Dawn will be missed by her sisters, Rhonda Barrow of Euless, Texas and Renee
Hanson of Racine, Wis.
A beautiful graveside service was attended by her family in Branford, Fla.