Penny Dawson

  • Born: May 10, 1957
  • Died: September 30, 2015
  • Location: Centerville, Iowa

Lange Funeral Home & Crematory LLC

1900 South 18th Street
Centerville, IA 52544
Tel. (641) 856-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Penny Dawson, age 58 of Centerville, passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at the Taylor House in Des Moines, Iowa.

Penny was born May 10, 1957 in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Peggy (Crowder) Coady Sr.. She worked as a supervisor for many years at Golden Age Care Center in Centerville.

She married Dave Dawson on November 1, 1975, in Centerville, Iowa. Her favorite hobby was spending time with her family.

Penny is survived by her children, Ben (Jamie) Dawson of Carlisle, and Jerri (Byron) Blazek of Altoona; Siblings, Mike Coady of Des Moines, Joseph Coady Jr. of Centerville, David (Ginger) Coady of Davenport, Matt (Kerri) Coady of Cincinnati, Sheila Rod of Centerville, and Tina (Jim) Miller of Altoona, Iowa; Grandkids, David Dawson, Janetta Dawson, Dawson Blazek, and Taylor Blazek; and many nieces and nephews.

Penny was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Peggy Coady; a brother, Danny Coady, and her husband, Dave.

Funeral services will be held 4 PM, Friday, October 2, 2015 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville, Iowa with Pastor Gerald Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in the Haines Cemetery north of Centerville. A visitation will be held on Friday at Lange Funeral Home from 1-4 PM, with family present from 3-4 PM. Memorials have been established to the family of Penny Dawson and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at