Obituaries

Dawn Melodee Richter

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Dawn Melodee Richter, 54, died suddenly Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. She was born on July 3, 1965, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Lowell and Audrey Richter.
She graduated from Luck High School in 1983 and then attended Chippewa Valley Technical College for child development. After receiving her degree she became a nanny and did this for many years. She spent a couple of years in North Carolina where she started working as a caregiver for elderly adults and adults with special needs. While in North Carolina she would spend many hours visiting the ocean. The ocean became her most favorite place. Upon returning to Wisconsin she continued working as a caregiver for the elderly and adults with special needs. She had a big heart for those she took care of. They were like family to her.
Dawn loved to live life to the fullest. She was adventurous, great at photography and wore her personality on her sleeve. She adored all her nieces and nephews and cherished spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lowell and Audrey Richter; brothers, Dale Richter and Donald Richter; and sisters-in-law, Lorna Richter and Julie Richter.
She is survived by her brothers, Duane (Ramona) Richter of St. Croix Falls, Doug (Gen) Richter of Amery, Dan (Bev) Richter of Luck, David (LaVonne) Richter of Luck, Deland (Andrea) Richter of New Richmond; sisters, Denielle (Vern) Knauber of Frederic, Dorita (Tim) Smith of Supply, North Carolina; and sister-in-law, Lisa Richter of Rice Lake; along with many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
A memorial service was held at Crosswalk Community Church in Frederic on Monday, March 2.
You are invited to leave condolences, memories and photos at rowefh.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home, 715-472-2444.


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