Dawn Marie Beeman, 35, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, March 23, at her home in Havre, Mont.
She was born on Aug. 17, 1978, in Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Dawn survived brain cancer as a young child and remained determined and resilient throughout her life. She grew up in Mount Vernon, Wash. Due to her love and commitment to Christ, she was baptized in 1992 in Oak Harbor. Dawn was home-schooled through high school and was passionately involved with youth group at Hillcrest Church. She loved Skagit Valley and worked summers at Sakuma Brothers Farm and the Washington State University extension station due to her interests in gardening and the outdoors. After high school, she worked at Tutor Time and throughout her young life volunteered much of her time working with preschool aged children at church. Dawn had a heart for teaching and caring for young children. She moved to Havre in 2012. Dawn was kind, thoughtful, forgiving and always saw the best in others. She had a delightful sense of humor and loved to spend time with friends, laugh and listen to music.
Dawn is survived by her faither, Rick Beeman of Williston, N.D .; mother, Joelene and stepfather, Joel Meckstroth of Mount Vernon; her three sisters, Rheanon and her husband John Adams of Havre, Stefanie and her husband Frank Walker of Quantico, Va ., and Rikki and her husband Travis Powell of Burlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m ., Tuesday, April 1, at Hillcrest Church in Mount Vernon. She will be laid to rest at Burlington Cemetery.
Dawn Marie was a dear friend, a beloved daughter and sister. She will be sorely missed. Please share your thoughts of Dawn and sign the online guest register at http://www.hawthornefh.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Hawthorne Funeral Home, Mount Vernon.