Dawn Marie Verdegan, age 55, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully, Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 27, 1963 in Green Bay, daughter of the late Leroy and Beatrice (Liska) Verdegan and was a graduate of Green Bay Southwest High School, Class of 1981.
After graduating, Dawn attended cosmetology school and worked in various salons in the Green Bay area. Dawn worked as a cook at St. Mary's Hospital, which she really loved. Later in her life, she was a dietitian/cook at St. Joseph School. Dawn truly enjoyed working with the children at the school.
Dawn was an animal lover and especially liked tigers and lions. She was an avid collector of all memorabilia related to tigers and lions. She enjoyed traveling and was able to take some memorable trips to the Bahamas as well as Mexico. Her greatest joy was her son, Jameson, who was born in 1996 and became the focus of her entire life.
Dawn is survived by her son, Jameson; her sister, Mary Verdegan; 2 brothers, Roger (Verna) Verdegan and Jack Verdegan; numerous special nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.
She was preceded in death by 6 siblings: Mary, Donna, Joe, Gary and Steve Verdegan and Jill Harrison.
Visitation will be held at Newcomer-Green Bay Chapel (3340 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay), Tuesday, November 20, 2018 from 4 to 6 PM. A memorial service will follow at 6 PM.
Dawn's family would like to extend a very special thank you to Dawn's sister, Mary Verdegan, who was her primary caregiver and enabled Dawn to remain in her home during her illness. Thank you also to Aurora At-Home Hospice for their excellent care and support.
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