Evans Funeral Home

"Compassionate Funeral Service"

New Rockford and Carrington, North Dakota
701.947.2911 or 701.652.3003




Kimberly Seiler

   Kimberly’s long and courageous battle with cancer came to a peaceful end Monday, February 20, 2012, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo, ND, at the age of 43 years.

     Kimberly was born December 16, 1968, to James and Eileen (Haakenson) Dockter in Carrington, ND.  She was raised and educated in New Rockford.

     Kimberly was united in marriage to the love of her life, Joseph Seiler, August 31, 1991, in New Rockford.  When their son Brady was born, he became the center of her world, right to the very end.  She lived for him.

     During high school, she worked at Homestead Café and Lutheran Home of the Good Shepherd, both of New Rockford.  Kim went to work at Joe’s Pizza as Manager, and later also managed Buckit Joe’s bar.  She enjoyed the many wonderful and lasting friendships that developed from the 20 years of being in business.  She worked very hard and took great pride in co-owning and operating a successful business.

     When Kim wasn’t working, you could find her at her favorite place to be – at the farm.  The peace being there brought to her after her medical treatment stays in Fargo were very special to her.

     Joe, Kim and Brady took many wonderful family vacations that will hold memories for a lifetime.  She looked forward to each and enjoyed the adventures, but also couldn’t wait to get back home.

     Kimberly is survived by her husband, Joe; sons, Brady, New Rockford, and Joseph (Brandy), stationed with the US Navy in Djibouti, Africa; daughter Carisa (Nick) Sauby, Billings, MT; 2 grandchildren, Weston and Kolter Sauby;  her parents Jim and Eileen Dockter, New Rockford; her sister Charlene (Tom) Gilliss, Waubun, MN; 4 brothers Jeff Haakenson, Jamestown, ND, James (Karla) Dockter, Terry (Colleen) Dockter, and Kyle (Georgia, companion) Dockter, all of New Rockford; several nieces and nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews.

     She was preceded in death by her grandparents, several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and a nephew, Rodney Haakenson.  


FUNERAL SERVICE: St. John's Catholic Church, New Rockford, ND

DATE AND TIME: Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10:30AM

BURIAL: St. John's Catholic Cemetery

Posted Condolences:



Name: Roger & Deanna Ryan

Date: 3/8/2012

Message: We are so sorry to hear about Kim. Joe, I met her in New Rockford many years ago and she was the most kind person. It truly breaks our hearts knowing what you and Brady are going through. Our hearts and prayers are with you and your families.

Roger and Deanna Ryan


Name: Crystal(Kraft) Davis

Date: 03/02/12

Message: Jim, Eileen, James, Charleen, Terry, Kyle and Joey and family, I was saddened to hear of Kim's passing. She was a wonderful person. I was lucky enough to get to know her in her senior year( my junior year) in high school in New Rockford. Whenever I think of her, I always remember her smile, she seemed to be always "wearing" it! And it looked great on her. My thoughts are with her family at this difficult time. Marc and Crystal(Kraft) Davis and Cody and Laney


Name: Tom and Deb Kraft

Date: 2-25-12

Message: To Joey and family, may God bless you and your family, Kim was a great person with a gentle soul,Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Heaven has gained a wonderful angel. Tom and Debbie Kraft


Name: Michelle Koenig

Date: 02-25-2012

Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.  I have very fond memories of visiting with Kim in Buck It's.  May you find peace in the memories you have of times you shared with her.  She will be greatly missed.  Michelle and Lane Koenig and Terik Pfeiffer


Name: Deb Hoffman

Date: 2/24/12

Message: I was deeply saddened to hear of Kim's passing. She was such a gentle soul and will always be remembered as a beautiful person in our hearts and thoughts. Joey, Brady-she is at peace now, but will be with you daily in your thoughts and memories. May God be with you as you as you try to understand this terrible loss. Take care.


Name: Robin Kraft Gourneau

Date: 2/24

Message: Iam very sad ,to here about your loss, kim was always so kind, and sweet, she will be missed by many,my prayers are with you and your family,


Name: Rachel Munson

Date: 2-24-2012

Message: I am so sorry for your loss.  Kim was always so friendly and nice.  My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time.


Name: Joelyn (Bymoen) Scriba

Date: 2/23/12

Message: I just read about the passing of Kim, and wanted to express my condolences to the family.

I have known the Dockter family, and feel badly you are going through this experience.

In sympathy,



Name: Marjory Bohnet

Date: 2-23-12

Message: To all who knew & loved Kim~~ my dear family, Joe & family~~ these are very sad times...Am so sorry for all..Please know my prayers and deepest sympathy are sent~~ Auntie M


Name: Renae Olexa

Date: 2/23/12

Message: Dear Joe

So sorry for your loss, The love u 2 shared was very special, I loved Kim and always enjoyed my time with the both of you at the clinic. We always had fun visting or just talking about life in general, Kim was so down to earth and sassy like me =). Our favorite colors are both pink and the love for our families was always cherished in our hearts and of course our love for jewerly for the same as well. Kim was bright, beautiful and always had a good attitude. She is truely a beautiful angel in heaven, lookng down with no pain. God Bless you and take care and treasure your meemories and be blessed you had such a wonderful partner, Love Renae Olexa, a nurse from RMCC


Name: Kathy Perleberg

Date: 02/23/12

Message: I am so sorry for your loss.  Kim was such a great person! God must have needed an angel!  Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this hard time.  God bless you Joe and Brady.


Name: Paul & Christy Reimer (Klein)

Date: 2/23/12

Message: To Joey, Brady and all of Kim's family, Our most deepest sympathy goes out to you in your loss. Didn't know Kim but what we have heard about her beauty inside & out she will be so truly missed. May she be at peace now after her long struggle in the comfort of her heavenly eternal home.  May Our Lord guide you all thru this with his Love, courage and strength.  Know our thoughts & prayers will be with you.


Name: Esther Baker

Date: 2/23/12

Message: To Joe and all of Kimberly's family: Thank you so much for the privilege to be with you during Kim's last journey on this earth.  You loved her so very, very much and she will always be with you.  My deepest sympathy, Esther (Palliative Care nurse)


Name: Tina Zieman

Date: 2-22-2012

Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time of loss. God Bless you all.



Name: Jackson Price

Date: 02-22-12

Message: I am so sorry for your loss. It is so hard when someone is taken away from you so young. My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of greif.


Name: Linda Skramstad

Date: 2/22/2011

Message: To Jim, Eileen, James, Charlene, Terry, Kyle, Joey and family; My thoughts and prayers are with you all.  Kim was a true delight to all who knew her and we were very fortunate to experience her zest for life and her wonderful personality.  Her smile would light up the room and made you feel great just by being around her.  May God keep you all in his loving care now and always. 

Linda (Kraft) Kevin and Kierstin.


Name: Vicki Vinnard

Date: 2-21-12

Message: To Joey & family, and Jim & Eileen & families, Kim will be deeply missed, she was a wonderful person. I will cherish the memories of her growing up across the street and babysitting my girls. The time when Jennifer, Kyle, & Kim had the big mud fight while we were playing cards. Seems just like yesterday. She will always be remembered in our hearts. My prayers & thoughts are with you during this trying time.


Name: Shannon

Date: 02/21/2012


Message: I am so very sorry for your loss.  Kim with that dynamite smile and fabulous sense of humor will certainly be missed.  I hope you find peace in your memories of her.


Name: Kathy

Date: 02-20-12

Message: Joey & family,. We share your pain in the loss of Kim. She was a gentle and wonderful person! god's peace be with your family.

Kathy & Dave Jenrich


Name: Gene

Date: Watson

Message: Jim, Eileen, James, Charleen, Terry, Kyle, Joey and family; Our thoughts are prayers are with you.


Name: Linda Neil

Date: February 20 2012

Message: To Joey and Family Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family with the loss of your wife and mother. May God keep your family in his loving care and grant your family the peace that she is resting in God's loving arms. Linda(Romanoski) Dale and Zachary Neil

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