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 JoAnn <I>Row</I> Rawson

JoAnn Row Rawson

Rexburg, Madison County, Idaho, USA
Death 16 Jan 2013 (aged 65)
Burial Sugar City, Madison County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 103783687 · View Source
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JoAnn Row Rawson, 65, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the emergency room at Madison Memorial Hospital following a sudden heart attack.

JoAnn was born Oct. 21, 1947 in Rexburg, the daughter of Horton Reuben Row and Inez Smith Row. She grew up in Sugar City, where she attended school.

She married Kenneth Blaine Rawson on Nov. 24, 1964, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They made their home in Teton City, where they lived until l992. They then moved to Sugar City, where they have since resided.

JoAnn was active in the LDS church, where she served lovingly and diligently as the compassionate service coordinator for many years. JoAnn loved cats and gave her time and resources to supported pet adoption. She also loved gardening and serving others, including as a Girl Scout leader.

Above all, JoAnn was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and her children and grandchildren loved her dearly. She worked at Basic American Foods for more than 35 years, where she made many dear friends.

She is survived by her loving eternal companion, Kenneth Blaine Rawson of Sugar City; children, Blaine (Crystal) Rawson of Centerville, Utah, Michael K. Rawson of Sugar City, Katrina Ann (Jesse) Wygal of Lyman, Idaho, Kammie Joe (Robert) Dennis of Hibbard, Idaho, Kimberly (Gary) Willard of Eagle Mountain, Utah, and Kristan (Jeremy) Workman of Idaho Falls; a brother, Thomas Blair (Sandy) Row of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; and a sister, Marjean (Forrest) Wilson of Lewisville, Idaho. JoAnn is also survived by 18 adoring grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Sugar City First LDS Church with Bishop Dan Yardley officiating. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the church and again one hour prior to services Monday. Burial will be in Sugar City Cemetery.

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  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103783687
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for JoAnn Row Rawson (21 Oct 1947–16 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103783687, citing Sugar City Cemetery, Sugar City, Madison County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46936813) .