Posted: Wednesday, Feb 13th, 2013
Funeral services for Margaret Dockter was held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 7, at the Gorman Funeral Home-Chapel (1108 9th St., Wheatland, WY). Officiating will be Rick Carroll. There were 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.