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Timothy "Tim" J. Doerr

July 18, 1961 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 56)

Timothy “Tim” J. Doerr, age 56, of Aberdeen, SD, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Watertown, SD. A Time of Sharing will be held at Rohly’s Bar in Aberdeen on Sunday, March 11, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. Arrangements are being handled by Crawford-Osthus Funeral Chapel of Watertown.


Tim was born on July 18, 1961, in Bowdle, SD, to Robert and Priscilla “Pat” (Rathke) Doerr.  He graduated from Aberdeen Central High School in 1979 and enlisted in the Army National Guard. Following an honorable discharge, Tim returned to Aberdeen where he worked various jobs in the area including grounds keeping, driving truck and working on a local farm. Tim later began working as a machinist at Hub City in Aberdeen and also drove taxi cab.


In his younger years, Tim enjoyed hunting. He also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and taking road trips with his buddies. He was often found fixing something.


Tim is survived by his mother, Pat Doerr, of Pierre, SD; one sister, LeAnn Burdick, of Wichita, KS; and his significant other, Joan Bowers, of Watertown, SD.


Tim was preceded in death by his father; one brother; and his grandparents.

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