Charles Anton Dockendorf

November 7, 1937 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 83)


Charles Dockendorf, age 83, of Watkins formerly of Fredericksburg, VA, died on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at Hilltop Health Care Center following a short battle with cancer.  A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021 from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at Ertl Funeral Home.

Charles Anton Dockendorf was born on November 7, 1937 in Watkins to Corby and Eleanor (Theisen) Dockendorf.  He married Wanda DuBois on August 5, 1961.  Charles was in the US Air Force for 20 years.  He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church.  He was also a member of the American Legion 453 and VFW 5460.  Charles enjoyed fishing and trips to the casino.

Mr. Dokendorf is survived by his daughter, Sandra of Columbia Heights, MN and son Michael of Fredricksburg, VA, three brothers; Lloyd Dockendorf of Arizona, Alan and Wayne Dockendorf of Watkins, two sisters; Janel of Alaska and Carol DuBois of Arizona and several grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Wanda, parents Corby and Eleanor, three brothers; Gary, Peter and Daniel, one sister Janet and a grandson.

A special thank you to the staff at Garden View and Hilltop Health Care Center.


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March 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ertl Funeral Home
221 Church Street
Watkins, MN 55389

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