Emelda Katherine Dooks

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Emelda Katherine Dooks

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[slideshow_deploy id=’3813′]Emelda Katherine Dooks, 75 of Billings, passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 at Aspen Meadows.
The daughter of Norman F. and Katherine LaMotte, Emelda was born December 20, 1937 in South St. Paul, Minnesota where she was raised and educated.
She married Karl T. Dooks in South St. Paul on August 29, 1959. While Karl served in the Army they were stationed throughout the United States and in Germany where they traveled Europe. After Karl’s discharge they moved to Billings where she was a member of St. Pius X Church since 1975.
Emelda loved flower gardening, especially roses. She also enjoyed needle crafts, crocheting and knitting and reading pocket novels. She was a faithful letter writer, always remembering birthdays and anniversaries.
Survivors include her husband Karl T. Dooks and son Patrick T. Dooks, both of Billings, her brothers, Richard C. LaMotte, South St. Paul, MN, Norman F. LaMotte, Jr., of Fayetteville, AR, Armand A. LaMotte, of South St. Paul, MN, LeRoy LaMotte of Lugerville, TX and Francis T. LaMotte of Trout Creek, MT, and two sisters, Dorothy Ann Yarussa of North Oaks, MN and Rita Reynolds of Glendive, MT.
Preceding her in death are her parents and three brothers, Gerald P. LaMotte, Francis C. LaMotte, and Edward LaMotte.
Emelda’s family would like to thank Dr. Ben Marchello at Frontier Cancer Center, the wonderful staff at St. Vincent Healthcare and the staff at Aspen Meadows for their kind and loving care.
Cremation has taken place and memorial may be made to the charity of your choice.

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  1. Dear Pat – I’m so sorry to read about your Mom’s passing. My thoughts/prayers will be for you and your family.

    Linda Fox

  2. Sharon Ryenolds Holmes

    Cousin Pat, I am sorry for the loss of your mom. You and your dad are in my prayers. I will be sending a sympathy card to your dad and to you too, since I have his address, but not yours.

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