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Bisch Funeral Home

2931 South Koke Mill Road, Springfield, IL

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Dawn Maureen Shellhammer

20 novembre , 194411 octobre , 2019
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Springfield, IL-Dawn M. Shellhammer, 74, of Springfield, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.

She was born in Janesville, WI, Nov. 20, 1944 the daughter of Reynolds L. and Helen G. (Granger) Callison. She graduated from Lanphier High School and then attended Brown’s Business College.

Dawn began her professional career in the local medical field, then worked for the State of Illinois for over 30 years, retiring in 2002 from the Department on Aging.

Dawn loved and cared for her family a great deal, often times working two jobs to provide for them. Most of all, she loved spending time with her sister, Cherri, and “The Girls” drinking wine and dining out. She loved music, especially playing the piano and dancing. She enjoyed “gaming” at the various river boats and gaming parlors around Springfield and was a previous league shuffleboard player in Springfield.

Dawn is survived by her two children; Tracey A. Diczban and Todd (Nancy) Shellhammer; two granddaughters: Mallory and Abby Shellhammer; a sister, Cherri Williams, all of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Yvonne Callison and her son-in-law, William Diczban.

Cremation rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory.

A memorial service will be held at 4:30 pm Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at Bisch Funeral Home West 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd. Springfield. The Reverend David Wells officiating. The family will greet friends following the service until 6:30 pm.

Those who wish may direct memorial contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Sangamon County Animal Control, or a charity of their choice. Please visit the “online” Life Remembered Story at www.bischfuneralhomewest where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.

Arrangements are in the care of Bisch Funeral Home West 217-544-5424.

  • FAMILLE

  • Reynolds Loveless Callison, Father (deceased)
  • Helen Gertrude Callison, Mother (deceased)
  • Tracey Diczban, Daughter
  • Todd (Nancy) Shellhammer, Son
  • Cherri Williams, Sister
  • Yvonne Callison, Sister (deceased)
  • Mallory Shellhammer, Granddaughter
  • Abby Shellhammer, Granddaughter
  • Dawn has several nieces, nephews and cousins.
  • DONS

  • Shrinners Hospital
  • Sangamon County Animal Control

Services

  • Memorial Service mardi, 22 octobre , 2019
  • Memorial Visitation mardi, 22 octobre , 2019

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Suzanne McClure

16 octobre , 2019

Rest in peace, dear friend.

I remember visiting Dawn in the hospital in September and thinking that the patient looked better than the visitor. I wish I'd told her.

A beautiful person, a beautiful life, and such beautiful memories for her family to treasure.

Diane Winters

16 octobre , 2019

I will truly miss Dawn. I so enjoyed her beautiful smile and her great sense of humor. I would look forward to seeing her when I would visit Springfield.

Debbie Lynn

14 octobre , 2019

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tracy and Dawns family I’m so sorry for your loss rest in peace my friend

Bobbie Berola

14 octobre , 2019

Cheri......From sister Carol Cacciatori and I.......we feel your PAIN, Sisters share a special BOND, UNBREAKABLE!
Carol and Dawn were friends since both working for State! They shared many laughs, Carol said Dawn would give you the shirt off her back! She loved her wine, cheese and PACKERS and SHOPPING!
RIP, DAWN, no more pain, no more pills, no more ........

Carol Cacciatori and Bobbie Berola

gay stinnett

14 octobre , 2019

A woman whose heart was big...and told it like it was...
Humor with a twinkle in her eye...
The best sister we could have...

Joan Bollinger

14 octobre , 2019

Going to miss this dear friend as , she brought so much joy and laughter to our close and diverse group of friends. She will live in our hearts forever. Rest In Peace, our Dawny.

Theresa Wilson

13 octobre , 2019

I am so sad we have lost this angel so soon but know she is not struggling with health. I believe she walks beside us and will always be in our hearts. She was sassy but kind and didn’t complain. I am so sorry for your loss and broken hearts. I know we will always toast to a great friend! Sending love and hugs.

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Biographie

Springfield, IL-Dawn M. Shellhammer, 74, of Springfield, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at St. John’s Hospital.
She was born in Janesville, WI, Nov. 20, 1944 the daughter of Reynolds L. and Helen G. (Granger) Callison. She graduated from Lanphier High School and then attended Brown’s Business College.
Dawn began her professional career in the local medical field, then worked for the State of Illinois for over 30 years, retiring in 2002 from the Department on Aging.
Dawn loved and cared for her family a great deal, often times working two jobs to provide for them. Most of all, she loved spending time with her sister, Cherri, and “The Girls” drinking wine and dining out. She loved music, especially playing the piano and dancing. She enjoyed “gaming” at the various river boats and gaming parlors around Springfield and was a previous league shuffleboard player in Springfield.
Dawn is survived by her two children; Tracey A. Diczban and Todd (Nancy) Shellhammer; two granddaughters: Mallory and Abby Shellhammer; a sister, Cherri Williams, all of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Yvonne Callison and her son-in-law, William Diczban.
Cremation rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory.
A memorial service will be held at 4:30 pm Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at Bisch Funeral Home West 2931 S. Koke Mill Rd. Springfield. The family will greet friends following the service until 6:30 pm.
Those who wish may direct memorial contributions to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Sangamon County Animal Control, or a charity of their choice.
Please visit the “online” Life Remembered Story at www.bischfuneralhomewest where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.
Arrangements are in the care of Bisch Funeral Home West 217-544-5424.