Dawn Ann Hepler, 58 of Bourbon passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, at St, Joseph Regional Medical Center of Mishawaka after a courageous battle with cancer.
Dawn was born the daughter of Sheldon and Sharon (Snyder) Campbell on July 7, 1962, at Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has been a resident of Bourbon the past 24 years moving here from Lakeland, Florida and Roanoke, Indiana. On September 7, 1996, she became the bride of Devon Hepler who she shared a wonderful and loving relationship. Dawn was a nurse working at Bremen Community Hospital and Kosciusko Community Hospital. She graduated form Homestead High School and continued her education to obtain her Bachelors degree from IPFW, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
She was a faithful member of the Bourbon First United Methodist Church. Dawn had many interests that include: being very involved in Marshall County 4-H, she loved sewing, antique shopping, her love of animals. “farming with her husband Devon” and especially she was a “loving daughter”.
Dawn will be greatly missed by her family, Husband Devon Hepler, daughters: Katie (Austin) Sellers of Bourbon and Holly (Ryan) Clevenger of Rochester; sons: Brandon Hepler and Jeremy (Laura) Hepler both of Bourbon and sister Deborah (Joseph) Papiez of Brentwood, Tenn. Also surviving are her grandchildren Cody (Maisie), Alexis, Logan, Beau, Emma, Luke, Jake, Lyndsey, Jacob and Rylee, great-granddaughter Ella and her parents Sheldon and Sharon Campbell of Tippecanoe along with her Paternal grandmother Ruth Campbell of Rochester. Preceded in death were her Paternal grandfather Russell Campbell and Maternal grandparents Walter and Mary Snyder.
Friends may gather with the family on Monday from 4 – 8 p.m. in Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 South Main St. Bourbon, IN 46504. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Bourbon First United Methodist Church 204 N. Washington St. Bourbon with Pastor Kenneth Cook officiating. Burial will be at Sand Ridge cemetery, Bourbon, IN.
In keeping with current Covid19 regulations masks will be required as well as being mindful of social distancing.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Bourbon First United Methodist Church or Bourbon Township 4-H.
Deaton Clemens Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in assisting the family with arrangements.