Linda  Rae  Dawson
Linda Rae Dawson

July 26, 1948 - March 10, 2018
Born in Port Huron, Michigan
Resided in Clio, Michigan
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DAWSON, Linda Rae. - of Clio, age 69, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at her home with family by her side. Funeral services will be held at 3PM Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the O’Guinn Family Funeral Home in Clio. Rev. Fr. Kenneth Coughlin officiating. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Wednesday from 12PM until 8PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Genesee County or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Linda was born July 26, 1948 in Port Huron, Michigan to Lawrence and Thresa (Bassett) Kania. She married Richard Dawson on October 14, 1967 in Wilmot, Michigan. They were happily married for 50 years. Linda was a member of Saints Charles and Helena Catholic Church in Clio. She enjoyed antiquing, and trips to the casino with her husband. Linda loved baking and made some excellent desserts. Above all, She loved spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren, and family.

Surviving are: Husband, Richard Dawson; Sons: Richard (Jamie) Dawson Jr., Tony Dawson (former spouse, Yosha Dawson), Todd (Kelly) Dawson; 12 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; Father, Lawrence (Kania) Brothers: Kenneth (Sheri) Kania, and Robert (Lori) Kania; Sisters: Aneta (Charles) Janson; Margaret (Dee) Woodard; Best friends, Doug and Betty Sherwood; Several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Thresa Bassett. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at

O’Guinn Family Funeral Home
Clio Chapel

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O'Guinn Family Funeral Home- Clio Chapel
503 N. Mill St
Clio, MI United States 48420
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
O'Guinn Family Funeral Home- Clio Chapel
503 N. Mill St
Clio, MI United States 48420
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
- 3:00 PM


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (Michigan)
1461 East 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071
Humane Society of Genesee County
G-3325 S. Dort Hwy
Flint , MI 48519