Dawna Lynn Burian (Thirlwell


Dawna Lynn Burian (Thirlwell) was born on March 30, 1960 in Edmonton, AB. She passed away peacefully at her home with her family in Chipman AB on November 23, 2020. Dawna is survived by her mother Elizabeth Thirlwell of Chipman AB; Bother Shawn (Maureen) Thirlwell of Camrose AB; niece Lucy Thirlwell of Edmonton AB; nephew Peter Culley (Pinkel Patel) of Edmonton AB, her aunties Pat Thirlwell of Sherwood Park AB; Sheila Chesney of Powell River BC; Uncles Edward (Kirsten) Wholgemuth of Medicine Hat AB; Richard (Gail) Wohlgemuth of Medicine Hat AB and many cousin, family members and friends including her furry friends, Teddy and Roxy; all who will cherish the memory of this loving and vibrant woman. Dawna is predeceased by Grand Parents Edward and Adelaide Thirlwell of Edmonton; Al and Anne Wohlgeuth of Red Deer AB; father Donald Thirlwell of Chipman AB; uncles Wayne Thirlwell of Sherwood Park AB; and John Chesney of Powell River BC. At Dawna’s request there will be no memorial service and no flowers please. Those who wish can make a donation in her memory to the Wild Bear Rescue, Northern Lights Wild life society Smithers, BC V0J 2N7

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I’m truly sorry Dawna has passed. Dawna was a very intelligent, fun, and vivacious woman when I knew her in Toronto in the eighties. My sympathies to all her loved ones.