Brenda Dotzert

Obituary of Brenda Dotzert

Brenda Dotzert, 55, of Pleasant Plains and formerly of Beardstown passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

She was born February 14, 1962 in Beardstown, the daughter of Robert “Bob” and Mary Duckwiler Landes. She married Tim Dotzert on April 14, 1990 in Beardstown and he survives.

She is also survived by three sons, Shawn Callihan of Meredosia, William Callihan of Browning and Shane Lael of Quincy; one daughter, Kendra Callihan of Beardstown; eight grandchildren, Jade, Gwen, Owen, Challis, Jozlyn, Memphis, Lyle and Seth; and one brother, Bob Landes, Jr of Beardstown. She was preceded in death by her mother; and one brother, Jimmy Landes.

Brenda was previously employed as a CNA at Myers Nursing Home in Beardstown, Walker Nursing Home in Virginia and Snyder Vaughn-Haven in Rushville. She was an animal lover, especially her dogs and had a passion for music, but most of all cherished spending time with her grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held 11 AM Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery. Family will meet with friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the family. Condolences may be sent to the family online at