Roger Dockal passed from this earth to be with the Lord during the early morning hours on Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
Roger Neal Dockal was born on July 20, 1925 in Welcome, Texas to the late Emil and Lydia Mahlmann Dockal. When Roger was four, they moved to the Rosenberg - Richmond area. Roger attended Rosenberg High School. He ran a successful bee keeping and hatchery business in his early years before continuing on with his life-long farming career.
Roger was married for 56 years to the love of his life, Laverne Stern Dockal. He is survived by his wife, Laverne, and their two children: son, Allen Dockal and special friend, Caren Fee; daughter, Karen Miller and husband Glenn. Roger leaves three grandchildren: Holly Dockal, and Jason & Eric Miller. His only sister also survives him: Geraldine Linke and husband, Nelson. Roger was richly blessed in life with many other supportive and caring relatives and friends too numerous to mention here.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 2, 2010, from 5 to 7 pm at Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors Chapel, 1201 Fourth St. in Rosenberg. TX 77471.
Funeral Services have been scheduled for 10 am Saturday morning, July 3, 2010, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1512 Louise, Rosenberg, TX 77471, with Pastor Wayne Schueler officiating. Burial will be at Davis Greenlawn Memorial Park immediately following the service. Pallbearers will be Robert Luikens, John Stern, Reggie Stern, Ron Stern, Jerry Jenkins, and Bruce Mahlmann.
Memorial donations in Roger's name may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, 1512 Louise St., Rosenberg, Texas 77471.
Condolence messages may be written for the Dockal family at www.garmanycarden.com.
Services are under the direction of Garmany & Carden Funeral Directors, 1201 Fourth Street, Rosenberg, TX 77471 (281)342-4671.