Evans Funeral Home

"Compassionate Funeral Service"

Carrington and New Rockford, North Dakota
701.652.3003 or 701.947.2911




Harold E. Dockter

Harold E. Dockter, age 70, of New Rockford, ND, died Saturday, September 28, 2013, at his residence.

Harold Edward Dockter was born August 11, 1943, in Carrington, ND, the son of Gottlieb Jr. and Josephine (Davis) Dockter. He attended school near New Rockford, ND.

Harold was united in marriage to Linda Diane Hildebrant on December 30, 1970, in Portland, OR. To this union 3 children were born. They later divorced, and he married Susan Elizabeth Rankin on July 3, 1982, at Portland, OR. They lived in Gresham, OR, until moving to New Rockford in 2002.

While working in Oregon, Harold was a machinist. After returning to New Rockford, he had worked for Buzz Manufacturing in Carrington, ND.

Harold is survived by his wife Susan; a daughter Rachelle (Jason) Higgins, Gresham, OR; grandchildren, Madison, Corey, Shae, and Austin; 6 sisters and 1 brother, Alma Deloris (Eulis), New Rockford, Alberteen “Agnes� Nokleby (Willis Sucket), Carrington, ND, James (Eileen) Dockter, New Rockford, Marjory Bohnet, New Rockford, Janet Banning, Williston, Helen Duda, New Rockford, and Shirley Pederson, Williston.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 children, Sonja and Daniel; sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris (Eddie) Wade, Ruby (Dan) Eisele, Erma (Carlton) Christianson, Jennie (Harry) Kaul; brothers, Albert and Vernon; brothers-in-law, Duane Nokleby and LaVern Duda.

FUNERAL SERVICE: Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd Chapel, New Rockford

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 2:00PM

BURIAL: Gresham, Oregon


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Name: Joan (Kaul) Marquez

Date: 10-1-2013

Message: To all of Harold's Family and Friends: May you be comforted by the thoughts of him in Gods hands and reunited with so many of his loved ones. Comfort one another with hugs and share your stories to lift your heavy hearts and let God wrap his arms around you in the coming days ahead. Rest in peace Uncle Harold.


Name: Conni Dungan Fugleberg

Date: 9/30/13

Message: I am sorry for your loss. Harold was quite a guy!


Name: Rachelle Higgins

Date: 9/28/2013

Message: I love you daddy. My heart is hurting so bad right now. I wish I could have told you I loved you one more time. I wish we weren't half way across the country from each other these past 10 years.

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