Mississippi River Sunset, La Crosse, Wisconsin

Obituary for Dawn E. Kennedy

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Dawn E. Kennedy, age 76, of La Crosse, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2020 at Gundersen Medical Center after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born on February 3, 1944 in Sparta, Wisconsin. She was the daughter of Dwight H. Kennedy and Eleanor M. Kennedy, both deceased. She was a 1962 graduate of La Crosse Central High School. She also attended the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Dawn was a talented painter, craftsperson and was a partner in a successful antiques and collectables business in Milwaukee. She lost her father at an early age but was a devoted daughter to her mother until her death. She is survived by two brothers, Dale Kennedy of Piedmont, California and Dennis Kennedy of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Dwight Kennedy. The Sletten-McKee-Hanson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit www.lacrossecremation.com to share online condolences.