Dawn Mravik went to be with our Lord a few hours shy of her 82nd birthday on April 6, 2017.

Dawn was born in the Town of Pershing, Wisconsin to Reuben Lester Powers and Flossie Mae (Drought) Powers. She attended the Donald grade school, 1st through 8th grade. From there she graduated from Gilman High School in 1953. In High School, she met her High School Sweetheart Emil Mravik, her future husband. They married May 30, 1953 in Gilman, WI at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. She converted to Catholicism in May of 1953. In their 63 ¾ years of marriage they were blessed with 7 children: Eugene, Darla, Audrey, Laura, Melvin, Reuben, Sarah, and 12 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Emil, of 63 ¾ years. Children, Eugene (Barb) Mravik, Portage, Darla Mravik, Ripon, Audrey (Carines) Duke, Mesa, AZ, Laura (Byron) Kershaw, Pardeeville, Melvin (Kim) Mravik, Portage, Reuben (Sue) Mravik, Holmen, Sarah (Brad) Millard, Pardeeville, 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Reuben and Flossie Powers, brothers, William and Reuben Powers and four sisters, Phyllis Clausen, Florence Moe, Norma Ripke and Helen Martin.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Portage, WI. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. till time of service at the church. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Portage.

The family would like to thank our extended family at the Columbia County Health Care Center and the Agrace Hospice staff for all of their care for our loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Memorials can be made to the Columbia Health Care Center or the charity of your choice.

Kratz Funeral Home -Portage is assisting the family with arrangements