Rowena S. Dossett

January 22, 1922 - July 13, 2017

Rowena S. Dossett, 95 of Pana, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.  She was born January 22, 1922 in Pana to the late Gustav Henry & Elizabeth (Schafer) Siegert.

Rowena lived most of her life in Pana and was a graduate of Pana High School, Class of 1940.  She had worked as an insurance underwriter and was a member of the United in Faith Church, Pana & Illinois Business and Professional Women.  She enjoyed reading, gardening, flowers, bird watching, and spending time with her family & grandchildren.

Rowena Siegert & Royce Charles Dossett were married on September 12, 1946 in Pana.  He preceded her in death on March 13, 1980.

She is survived by her children: Susan (Stan) Bockewitz, Kewanee, IL; Sandy (Larry) Beyers, Oconee, IL; Rich (Linda) Dossett, Oreana, IL; grandchildren: Brandon (Liz) Bockewitz; Luke (Andrea) Bockewitz; Ryan Bockewitz; Matt (Carrie) Beyers; Libby (Pat) Meinhart; Andrew (Kayla) Beyers; LeAnn (Nick) DeVore; Brian Dossett (fiancée Melanie); and great grandchildren: Mason, Tyler, Conner, Addi, Bailey, Wade, Kalina, Emma, Kyle, Claire, Avery, Marin.  She was also preceded by her brother, Richard Siegert.

Funeral Information

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Joel Jackle-Hugh officiating.  Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Pana.  Visitation will be Monday from 9:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Donations Information

Memorials may be made to the Pana Community Hospital Foundation or Carnegie-Schuyler Library.


Visitation:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Service:  McCracken-Dean Funeral Home

Rowena S. Dossett

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