Dawn Arleen Roper

Jan. 19, 1962 - Oct. 23, 2009

Dawn Arleen Roper of Waukesha was called to her heavenly home by the side of Jesus on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at the age of 47. She was born in Neenah on Jan. 19, 1962, the daughter of Eldred and Mildred (nee Schield) Koschmann.

Dawn will be dearly missed by her beloved husband of 20 years, Brian; their children, Emilie, Benjamin and Joshua of Waukesha; her parents, Eldred and Mildred Koschmann of Oshkosh; her siblings, Barbara (David) Paape of Sussex, John (Grace) Koschmann of Murraysville, W.V., James (Christine) Koschmann of El Paso, Texas, and Andrew (Karen) Koschmann of Appleton. Dawn is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

Visitation and funeral services were held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Christ The Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3031 Summit Ave., Waukesha.

Memorials in Dawn’s name are appreciated to Christ The Life Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Wisconsin chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1120 James Drive, Suite A, Hartland, WI 53029.

Dawn’s family appreciates the thoughts and prayers of family and friends. The family is also deeply grateful to the staffs at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee, Waukesha Memorial Hospital and LifeCare Hospital in Pewaukee for the wonderful care they provided Dawn and her family.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.