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Dennis Stockert

April 30, 2020

A private Mass of Christian Burial for Dennis J. Stockert, 79, of Roscoe, will be at 1:00 PM Tuesday at St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church in Roscoe. The service will be available on Gramm Funeral Home Facebook page later in the day. Burial will follow at Morningside Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church rather than flowers.

Dennis J. Stockert was born May 16, 1940 to Joseph and Myrtle (Kimmitt) Stockert at St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD. He graduated in 1958 from Ipswich High School and started farming full time from that time on. He lived on the farm his entire life.

He married Barbara Sorenson on May 20, 2004. They made their home on the farm where he enjoyed growing crops and raising cattle. His passion for the farm led to 61 years of farming.

He died Thursday, April 30, at Avantara Healthcare in Ipswich.

Thankful for having shared in his life are his wife, Barb; sister, Carol (Bernie) Helfter of Holland, Manitoba, Canada; step daughter, Penny (Neal) Zoellner; six step grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren and another that is due in June; three nieces and one nephew; four sisters-in-law and three brothers-in-law.

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Myrtle; two nieces and one step daughter, Tammie.

Arrangements with Gramm Funeral Home of Ipswich.

Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at

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St. Thomas The Apostle Catholic Church
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  • 605 Andrew St
    Roscoe, South Dakota 57471
  • Private Family Service - The service will be available online at Gramm Funeral Home Facebook page later in the day.

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