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Dawn Elaine (Ebersole) Drewes

A memorial service, celebrating the life of Dawn Elaine (Ebersole) Drewes, age 80, of Thornville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Grace Lutheran Church, 65 E. Columbus St., Thornville.

Dawn was born on October 29, 1935, in Bellevue, Ohio, to the late Earl and Lyle (Addis) Ebersole. She passed away on February 15, 2016, at Our Family Home in Worthington.

Dawn met Paul in Bellevue, and was married in 1956. They moved away from her family to Columbus, Ohio, where she raised their three children. She was a great mother, grandmother and friend to too many to count.

Dawn was a homemaker, worked part time at Capital University Bookstore and volunteered at the Bexley thrift store. She was an active member of Christ Lutheran Church in Bexley. In 1994, they moved to Thornville, and became an active members of Grace Lutheran Church in Thornville.

She is survived by her three children, Jody Fernandez of Morehead, KY, Neil Drewes of Thornville and Jill (Brian) Maiher of Carroll; four grandchildren, Peter (Meghan) Fernandez of TN, Elizabeth (Richard) Rodawalt of FL, Eric Drewes and Faith Drewes; sister, Gail (Robert) Weller; brother, Evan Ebersole; three great grandchildren, Logan, Layla and Eamon; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Drewes in 2008; sister, Enid Martin; and brother, Lynn Ebersole.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dawn to Vitas Hospice of Columbus, 655 Metro Place South, Suite 770, Dublin, Ohio 43017 or Grace Lutheran Church, PO Box 284, Thornville, Ohio 43076.

Visit to share a special memory about Dawn or to sign an online guest book.

The Thornville Chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Dawn and her family.

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