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Dawn Ellen (Berndt) Shadrix dies at 48

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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.


Posted 5/9/2008