James Dachtler

James "Doc" Dachtler James "Doc" Dachtler, 65, died Dec. 24, 2012 in South Dakota where memorial services were held. In the late 70's moved to Austin, Texas, where he worked construction for 30 years in central Texas area and met and married Jody Saari. Over the last three years Doc retired and travelled, always returning in the winter to Austin, his son and his beloved Texas gulf coast. He was an avid Texas football fan. Doc is survived by his son Zach of Austin, Zach's mother Jody of Minnesota, his father Wilbert and brother Daryl (Cecelia), South Dakota, and sister Lisa (J) Epp, Nebraska. www.hofmeisterjones.com

Published in Austin American-Statesman on Dec. 31, 2012