Dawn Chitwood

Dawn Chitwood
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Dawn M. Chitwood, nee Schaefer, 63, of Maryville, IL, born March 2, 1953, in Belleville, IL, passed away Monday, November 21, 2016, at her residence.

Dawn was a loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and daughter, who put everyone else’s needs ahead of hers, especially when it came to her two loving grandchildren, Riley and Zachary.

Mrs. Chitwood was preceded in death by her mother, Helen M., nee Fietsam, Schaefer; her father-in-law, Richard H. Chitwood; and her mother-in-law, Mary J. Chitwood.

Surviving are her husband of 42 years, Michael B. Chitwood, whom she married on March 30, 1974;
a son, Andrew (Michelle) Chitwood of Glen Carbon, IL;
a daughter, Angela (Eric) Bruce of O’Fallon, IL;
two grandchildren,  Riley Lyn and Zachary Michael Chitwood;
her father, Norman Schaefer of Millstadt, IL;
a sister, Donna (Ken) Kinsella of Belleville, IL;
a brother, Mark (Linda) Schaefer of Millstadt, IL;
two brothers-in-law, Clifford (Jeanne) Chitwood of Kirkwood, MO,
and Glen (Nan) Chitwood of St. Jacob, IL;
and aunts and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association or the American Cancer Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, 2016,   at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL with Fr. Dennis Voss officiating.  Cremation will follow the service.

Condolences Left For Dawn Chitwood

Extending deepest sympathy to your entire family.
Mona Gebauer

Mona Gebauer, Alton, IL, 62002


So sorry to hear of Dawn’s passing. You and your family have our deepest sympathy.

Wilbur & Kaye Lancaster

Wilbur Lancaster, Decatur, IL, 62521

Mark, Norm and family. We are deeply sadden by the passing of your sister/daughter. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family and to Andy also. Our deepest sympathy.

Gary & Sharon Groom, Largo, Florida, 33778

Mike, Gene and I send our sympathy to you and your family. So sorry to hear this. Prayers to you for peace and healing.

Jeanie Lively, Waterloo , Il, 62298

Mike- So sorry to hear of your wife’s passing. You and your family have our deepest sympathy.

Carolyn Ryseff, Belleville , Illinois, 62221

Andy I am sorry to hear about your mom. Sorry we can’t be there in ur time of need. There is a donation in your moms name. Stay strong, we ❤️ you.

Tara Dixon, Hazelwood, Mo, 63142

I just wanted to let you know I’ve been praying for you and your sweet family for the Lord to bless you with peace and comfort as you go through this time in your life. Blessings to you.

Sheri Linnell, , ,

Mike, I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers and sympathy go out to you and your family.

Joe Matteson, Caseyville, IL, 62232

Holding you and your family close during this difficult time. May fond memories carry you forward.

Judy Zacharski Kennedy, OFallon, Il, 62269

Mike, so sorry for you and your family. I have been praying for you and your wife.

Bob O’Rourke, Maryville, IL, 62062

So very sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

Brian Finley, Maryville, IL, 62062

We are so sorry to hear about your loss. We are praying for all of you.

Todd, Stacey, Isabella, & Dominic Hussmann, Hazelwood, Missouri, 63042


I am so sorry to hear of Dawn’s passing.Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Steve Parrish

Steve Parrish, Belleville, IL, 62223

Please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of our cousin Dawn..
Our thoughts and prayers are with Mike and his family at this time of sorrow. God bless all of you.

Herman and Rose Schaefer, Macomb , mi, 48044

Sorry for your loss.

David & Cheryl Feucht


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