Dawn Christine DeVriendt, 65

Published 5:05 pm Thursday, May 7, 2020

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Dawn Christine DeVriendt, 65, of Austin, Minnesota, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, surrounded by her husband, sons and grandchildren. She fought a mighty war in her battle against cancer.

Dawn Christine DeVriendt, 65

Dawn was born Jan. 26, 1955, in Austin to John and Virginia (Mauer) Nystel. She graduated from Austin High School in 1973.

Dawn married Bob DeVriendt on Nov. 10, 1973. They were blessed with three very handsome sons: Jason, Rodney and Christopher. Dawn worked for a couple of charities and Target. She left Target shortly after becoming a first-time grandma. She was the best mom, grandma, wife, aunt, sister and friend the world could have known.

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She is survived by her husband, Bob DeVriendt of Austin; sons, Jason and Sabrina DeVriendt of Austin, Rodney and Joe DeVriendt of Encino, California, and Chris and Mandy DeVriendt of Austin; four very precious grandchildren, Caitlin and Ashley DeVriendt of Austin and Annabelle and Toby DeVriendt of Austin; three brothers, Don (Mary Jo), Dave and Wayne Nystel; all of Austin; sister, Linda (Terry) Sprandel of Austin; special nieces and nephews; and special friend, Betty Jean Wytaske of Austin. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; and a nephew.

Services honoring and celebrating Dawn’s life will be held at a later date. Cards for the DeVriendt Family may be sent to Mayer Funeral Home. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com.