Dawn L. Houdek, 74, a longtime resident of Brookfield, died Dec. 3, 2021 at Shoreline Care Center in Oxnard, California. 

Ms. Houdek was preceded in death by her husband, Donald P. Houdek. She leaves a son, Dale S. Mertes; her daughters, Tammy M. Kirsch, Billie Jo Owens (Danicek) and Windy M. Walthers; her brother, William R. Kirsch; and her sisters Katherine Thurmon, and Linda Yarbrough. 

Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Justice on Jan. 21 at 11 a.m.