SIMONE NICOLE "NICKI" DOCHTERMAN
Simone Nicole "Nicki" Dochterman, age 38, of Medill, MO, died Sunday, December 25, 2011 at her home following a battle with cancer.
Nicki was born March 23, 1973 in Keokuk, IA, a daughter of Martin Keith and Dianna Rogers Washburn.
She was married to Curtis Jones and they were the parents of Brittney and Hailey. Curtis preceded her in death. She later married Harley Hill and to this union was born a daughter, Hanna. On May 21, 2010, she married Kevin Dochterman at his parents home in Williamstown, MO. Two days later she found out that she had cancer.
Survivors include her husband, Kevin, of Medill, MO; her parents, Keith and Dianna Washburn of Keokuk, IA; mother-in-law, Ella Mae Dochterman of Williamstown, MO, father-in-law, Wayne Jones of Medill, MO; three daughters, Brittney and Hailey Jones and Hanna Hill, all of Medill, MO; step-children, Danni Dochterman and Nikki Dochterman of Luray, MO and Thomas Dochterman of Morris, IL; a brother, Curtis Washburn and his wife, Rhonda, of Keokuk, IA; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Susan (Mrs. Roy) Wade of Bethlehem, PA, John Dochterman and Kim Houseman of Kahoka, MO, Jeff (Connie) Dochterman of Canton, MO, Kathi (Mrs. Bill) Carnes of Velburg, Germany; nieces and nephews: Adam Washburn of Medill, MO, Chelsea Washburn and Trenton Washburn of Keokuk, IA; two great-nieces, Natalee and Mae Washburn of Wayland, MO; as well as several Dochterman nieces and nephews and their families.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents; her father-in-law Melvin Dochterman; mother-in-law, Norma Jones; sister, Leslie Gilman; and, brother-in-law, Devin Dochterman.
Nicki was a very talented musician. She D.J.d at Clark Co. High School dances for many years, sang at a lot of cancer benefits and other benefits for others throughout the tri-state
area, sang at many weddings and funerals; and was well-known for entertaining at various other functions and venues in the area. She was a member of the former Tin Star band for several years and sang quite often with her father.
Nicki was a member of Crossview Fellowship at Keokuk and on December 2, 2011 was baptised while a patient in Iowa City. She was employed at River Hills as transportation coordinator as long as her health permitted and performed other duties as needed at the nursing home.
Funeral services were held Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Bro Bill Hauser and Pastor Terry Lovell officiating. Burial was in Providence Cemetery, rural Williamstown, MO.
Friends could call at Wilson Funeral Home after 9 a.m. Wednesday with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the family for her children's education.