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Dawn Trosclair
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DAWN NICOLE TROSCLAIR
Cedar Rapids

Dawn Nicole Trosclair, 34, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Ill. Funeral services: 11 a.m. Thursday, April 13, at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. A visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at Cedar Memorial Chapel Stateroom and two hours before the service. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dawn was born Nov. 11, 1982, the daughter of David and Ellen (Parfait) Trosclair in Houma, La. She enjoyed singing, music and writing poetry. Dawn was a very outspoken person, who loved her family very much.
She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Survivors include her son, D'Aaron Nells; parents, David and Ellen Trosclair; three siblings, Edward "Bud" Trosclair, Brittany Jones and David "Dugan" Trosclair Jr.; grandparents, Joseph and Betty Trosclair; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Hilton and Josephine Parfait and Jean Trosclair; great-grandparents, Joseph Sr. and Ella "Me-Maw" Trosclair; and cousin, Lucas Verdin.
Memorials may be directed to the family in memory of Dawn.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.cedarmemorial.com under Obituaries.

Posted on Tuesday, 11 April 2017