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Dawn Marie (Paul) Gaalaas

January 28, 1975 ~ January 2, 2020 (age 44)

Obituary

Dawn M. Gaalaas (nee Paul), age 44, of Forest Lake, Minnesota, passed peacefully while surrounded by her loving family, Thursday, January 2, 2020 following a hard-fought battle with breast cancer.  Dawn was a devoted wife, mother, daughter and sister who will be deeply missed by all.  She was a graduate of Forest Lake Area High School, Class of 93’.  Dawn worked for over ten years at Menards.  In her free time, she loved gardening and crafting; especially redoing furniture, scrapbooking and jewelry designing.  She is preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Gladys Hecker; maternal grandparents, Emil and Dora Klaustermeier.  She is survived by her husband, Pete; children, Neal Gaalaas, Alyssa (Wendell) Riebe, Zoey Torgerson, William Gaalaas; parents, William and Janet Paul; siblings, Stephanie (Joe) Paul, Becky (Eddie) Paul, Kim (Cam) Belisle; mother-in-law, Barb Carlson; nieces, nephews, family and friends. 

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Faith Lutheran Church, 886 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake.  The family will greet guests from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  Memorials are preferred to the family.

 

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Services

Gathering
Saturday
January 11, 2020

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
886 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Memorial Service
Saturday
January 11, 2020

1:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
886 North Shore Drive
Forest Lake, MN 55025

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