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(November 1, 1944 – July 12, 2014)

Dawn Elizabeth Mettler, 69, of Midland, got her wings on Saturday, July 12, 2014. She was born on November 1, 1944, in Dayton, OH to the late Gerald and Alyce (Wilkinson) Steadman. She was married to her beloved husband of 51 years Vincent Mettler on July 9, 1963, in Kitty Hawk, NC.Dawn was a Custodial Supervisor for Dow Chemical Company retiring in December 2012. She loved crocheting and playing softball.Dawn is survived by her husband Vince, her daughters; Kimberley Hovarter, Sherri (Robert) Mast and Cindy (William)Briggs. grandchildren; Aaron Sczepanski, Lance Hovarter, Lacie (John) Garvie II, Brett Mast, Jordan Strunk, and Kholtin Briggs, and one great granddaughter Rylee Garvie. She is also survived by her sisters Lynn Wolfe and Deborah “Sis” Barrett. She will also be greatly missed by her faithful companion Mitzy a.k.a. Magnificent Muffin. Dawn was predeceased by one sister Cheryl Wilber.A private family service will be held at a later date.Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the family in her name.On-line condolences can be given at smithminer.com