April 24, 1957 ~ August 3, 2017
Bruce Clayton Dokken, age 60, passed away from lung cancer Aug 3, 2017 at home in Fargo with his family.
Bruce was born in Rugby, ND on April 24, 1957 to Wayne & Linda (Hjellum) Dokken. He moved with his family to Grafton, ND in 1962 & graduated from Grafton High School in 1975.
Bruce married Sue Hoselton in East Grand Forks, MN on Aug 28, 1982. On January 7, 1983, their daughter Jenny was born.
Bruce worked at a variety of jobs in Grafton including Morton Buildings & Haugen Excavating. In 1987 they moved to Minot, ND where Bruce worked for the City of Minot for 21 years. In 2010, they moved to Fargo ND where Bruce worked the last 5 years for Cass Rural Water. He retired June 30, 2017 due to poor health.
Bruce was an avid hunter & fisherman & enjoyed playing many sports. He cherished time spent with his daughter, son in law & grandsons. Bruce was loved by many & will be missed.
He is survived by his wife Sue of Fargo; daughter Jenny, her husband Jake Carolan & 2 grandsons, Dexter & Simon, of Eagan, MN; mother Linda Hoselton of Grafton; 2 sisters Lori & husband Terry Burns, & Lisa Dokken, & 1 brother Steve & wife Kelly Dokken all of Grafton; 14 brother & sister in laws, James & Jan Aasand, Grafton, David & Sally Kliniske, Drayton, Craig & Cindy Westin, Grenora, Rick & Becky Hoselton, Fargo, Scott & Cindy Hoselton, Fargo, Mary Olson, Minot, Roger Hoselton, Orlando, FL, Wayne & Linda Kadlec, Adams; 24 nieces & nephews; & other relatives & friends.
Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Wayne; sister, Valerie; & father & mother in law, Warren & Marcia Hoselton.