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Ashley, ND-Graveside service for Louise Dockter, 100, of Ashley will be 10:30 am, Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Ashley City Cemetery.

Louise died March 3, 2020 at Ashley Nursing Home.

Louise was born November 30, 1919 to Emanuel and Tusanelda (Klaudt) Weisenburger at Eureka, SD.  She grew up in the Eureka area.

She was united in marriage to Christoph “Christ” Dockter on June 6, 1941 at Venturia, ND.  From this union, four sons were born, Donald, Vern, Terry and Milton.  They lived and farmed in several different locations in and around the Ashley area.  She raised her family and managed the farm most of her life.  Later, when the boys left home, Louise went to work in the Ashley Hospital and also the nursing home in Eureka.

Louise was a very hard-working woman all her life and enjoyed playing cards and gardening.

Grateful for having shared Louise’s life are three sons, Donald (Shirley) Dockter of Ashley, Vern (Janice) Dockter of Ft. Pierre, SD and Terry (Linda) Dockter of Mesa, AZ; ten grandchildren, Todd (Teresa) Dockter of Ashley, John (Julie) Dockter of Bismarck, ND, Jason (Kelly) Dockter of Ashley, Bryan (Pam) Dockter of Pierre, Kim (Becky) Dockter of Kansan City, MO, Jackie (Shane) Mathies of Pierre, Sherry Rawley of Mesa, Kristi Dockter of Glendale, AZ, Kyle Dockter of Lander, WY and Casey (Shauna) Dockter of Green River, WY; 17 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren and one brother, Lloyd (Shirley) Weisenburger of Lester Prairie, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Christoph (2-7-2004), son, Milton, great-granddaughter, Morgan, three brothers and four sisters.

Casketbearers will be Louise’s grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Ashley Nursing Home.

Arrangements are pending with Carlsen Funeral Home of Ashley.