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Margaret Dockter

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 6th, 2013

Dec. 22, 1918-Feb. 3, 2013

TORRINGTON – Funeral services for Margaret Dockter will be held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Gorman Funeral Home-Chapel (1108 9th St., Wheatland, Wyo.). Officiating will be Rick Carroll. There will be graveside services at the Wheatland Cemetery following the church services.

Margaret was born Dec. 22, 1918 in Wheatland, the daughter of Lyle and Mary (Freeman) Clay. She grew up and attended schools in Platte County and graduated from Wheatland High School in 1936.

Margaret attended technical school and became a legal secretary for much of her working career. On April 21, 1941, she married Benjamin O. Dockter in Gering, Neb. They spent most of their married life in Wheatland, Casper and Torrington, where she proudly raised five children.

Margaret was a member of Job’s Daughters and Eastern Star and attended the congregational church (Church of Christ).

Margaret was preceded in death by her eldest child, Linda Dockter, and her husband, Benjamin (Dick) Dockter. She is survived by her sons, Richard, Dennis and George; her grandchildren, Jason, Kane and Kate; and her great grandson, Silas Curtis.

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