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Leonard John Dockter (1928 - 1965)

Leonard John "Doc" Dockter
Born in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United Statesmap
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Brother of [private sister (unknown - unknown)] [half], [private sister (1920s - unknown)] [half], [private brother (1920s - unknown)] [half], [half], [half] and [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died at age 36 in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Dec 2009
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Leonard Dockter was born Oct. 23, 1928.

He passed away March 26, 1965 and was buried at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade, South Dakota, United States.[1]


Leonard J. Docktor Service Set Tuesday

Leonard J. (Doc) Docktor died unexpectedly early Friday following a heart attack. He was 36.

Funeral services have been scheduled Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Burnell Lund will officiate. Burial will be in Black Hills National Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled in Campbell Funeral Home until the services.

Docktor was born in Rapid City, Oct. 23, 1928. He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the Air Corps. He married the former Rosemarie Schmidt in Aberdeen, Jan. 25, 1949. Since 1949 they had lived in Rapid City.

He was an employ of Crostown Motors.

Docktor was a member of Trinity Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are his widow; a daughter, Colleen Marie; two brothers, William Docktor, Spokane, Wash., and Thomas Docktor, Biloxi, Miss., and five sisters, Mrs. Inez Marshall and Mrs. Martha Hoeck, both of Seattle, Wesh.; Mrs. Irene Morgan, San Marcos, Tex.; Mrs. Grace Geist of Edgemont, and Mrs. Darlene Bollinger of Bowdle.[2]


  1. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 11 April 2022), memorial page for Leonard John Dockter (23 Oct 1928–26 Mar 1965), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3311101, citing Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Theresa/Thunderbird584 (contributor 47100429)
  2. 26 March 1965. Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, South Dakota). Page 3.

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