Roy Doerr

June 26, 1941-Sept. 12, 2021

Roy Doerr, 80, Fargo,

joined his wife Cheryl in

heaven on September 12,

2021 following a short ill-


Roy Clifford Doerr, son

of August and Rosa

(Hausauer) was born on

June 26, 1941 at Harvey,

North Dakota. His family

moved to Bismarck where

he lived until he entered

the Army. He served four

years overseas and then

returned to Bismarck to

marry his high school

sweetheart Cheryl Broeck-

el on April 20, 1963.

They moved to Minot

where their son Jeff was

born; then on to Colorado

and Wyoming where Deb-

bie and Brenda were born,

respectively. In 1978,

they moved back to Minot

where Roy worked for I

Keating Furniture and

Northern School Supply

as a salesman. After retir-

ing, he continued getting

to know new people

through his job as cour-

tesy driver for Honda in

Minot and Rydell Honda

in Grand Forks.

Roy loved golf, wedding

dances, a good steak on

the grill, building things

out of wood, and spend-

ing time with his family.

He would make friends

wherever he went and

had many friends through

bowling, poker games,

softball, and golf. He had

a hole in one on Souris

Golf Course in Minot and

took third place with his

team from The Rack in a

Las Vegas national bil-

liards tournament. It was

important to Dad to treat

people with respect and

do a job right. He would

fix things whenever he

could. He often did home

projects that he and

Cheryl had seen on the

home improvement


Holding his cherished

memory are his three chil-

dren Jeffrey (Laurie) Doerr

of Minot, Deborah (Craig)

Tietz of Moorhead, MN;

and Brenda (Ric) Hartje of

Grand Forks; 7 grandchil-

dren Bryan (Sierra) Doerr

and Sean Doerr, Abby

(Reid) Thomas and Coop-

er Tietz; Meghan, Lila,

and Libby Hartje; and

great-grandchild Connor

Doerr. Sister Florence

(Marlin) Thor, and broth-

er Harold (Jackie) Doerr.

Roy was greeted in

heaven by his parents Au-

gust and Rosa, wife

Cheryl, brothers Jacob,

Adolph (Spike), Reynold,

Emil, Mel, and Al, sisters

Theresa, Lea, and Dorothy

and grandson Sam Hartje.

Memorial services will

be Friday, Sept. 17, 2021

at 3 PM at West Funeral

Home Chapel in West Far-

go, ND with visitation one

hour prior.

In lieu of flowers,

please make donations to

Ethos Hospice Care in

Fargo who helped Roy

and his family through his

final days or the North

Dakota Department of

Veteran’s Affairs.

West Funeral Home

&Life Tribute Center