Dawn Louise Bauer, 51, of LeRoy, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Tuesday (April 9, 2019) at OSF HealthCare St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.


Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Winterrowd-Hagi Funeral Home, Streator. Her memorial service will follow at noon at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Matthew Bauer for his continued college education or LeRoy Emergency Ambulance Service. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy, is in charge of arrangements


Dawn was born April 21, 1967, in Spring Valley, a daughter of Donald and Blanche Story Dominic. Her father preceded her in death.


Surviving are son, Matthew Bauer, LeRoy; mother, Blanche (James) Naughton, Grand Ridge; brother, Kevin Naughton, Grand Ridge; sister, Debra (Tony) Cargola, Hinckley; and stepsister, Denise (Richard) Ribordy, Odell.


Dawn was a graduate of Ottawa High School, Illinois Valley Community College, and Illinois State University. She was a high school math teacher in Litchfield and Normal. She loved to scrapbook and travel. Dawn was also an avid sport shooter and member of the Foosland Gun Club. She was very outgoing and social, never meeting a stranger.


Dawn was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and devoted friend who will be deeply missed.

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