Obituary: Dawn R. Vincent, DEC. 24, 1971 — MAY 18, 2020

Dawn R. Vincent
Posted: May. 20, 2020 9:00 am

Dawn R. Vincent, 48, of Hull, Ill., passed away at 12:49 a.m. Monday, May 18, 2020, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2020, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Hannibal, Missouri. Father Mike Quinn will officiate. Burial will be at Kinderhook Cemetery in Kinderhook, Ill.

Friends and family are invited to Dawn’s Life Celebration at a visitation that will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, May 22, 2020, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal, Missouri.

The family is being served by the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal, Missouri.

Dawn was born December 24, 1971, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina to Gregory Gentzler and Lannette Fraizer Gentzler Bosveld.

Dawn was married to Michael Vincent on April 11, 2015 in Hull, IL. He survives.

Survivors include her father, Gregory Gentzler (Karen); her mother, Lannette Bosveld; two children, Alec Gallagher of Leavenworth, Kansas and Hailey Gallagher of Monticello, Illinois; one brother, James Gentzler of Oregon; one half-brother, Steven Gentzler of Texas; and two half-sisters, Autumn Gentzler and Amanda Gentzler of Massachusetts.

Dawn was preceded in death by her stepfather, William Bosveld.

Professionally, Dawn worked in the legal and judicial systems in Champaign County and Piatt County, Ill.

Dawn enjoyed traveling, decorating, working on her crafts and scrapbooking. Dawn considered her children her greatest accomplishment with Hailey graduating recently from Illinois State University and Alec serving as a military police officer for the U.S. Army at Fort Leavenworth.

Pallbearers will be Scott Krause, William Krause, Jon Walch, Jacob Walch, Adlai Schetter and August Schetter.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Holy Family Catholic School in c/o James O’Donnell Funeral Home or online at

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