Alice "Louine" Docking

Tawas Area
March 23, 1920 - July 10, 2020

Service Location

Greenwood Cemetery


Private family services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in East Tawas, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Alice “Louine” Docking passed away July 10, 2020, at Tawas Village. She was 100 years old. Louine was born March 23, 1920, and was a resident of the Tawas area since the late 50's. She graduated from the Stone School House in Houghton Lake.

Louine was employed at Tawas Industries for many years. For 39 years she cared for her son, Ron Soults, who was critically injured in an automobile accident. She was very active in the Iosco County Medical Care Facility Auxiliary. The Auxiliary raised thousands of dollars for the Medical Care Facility, providing equipment and other needed items.

Her hobbies included collecting rocks along the Lake Superior shoreline, gardening, painting and reading. She attended First Baptist Church of Tawas City for many years.

She was married to Donald Docking for 34 years.

She is survived by two sons, Gary (Alberta) Soults, and Dan (Nancy) Soults. She had 9 grandchildren and many great and great, great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Ida Bebee, her brother, Alden, and one son, Lyle “Ron” Soults, and a grandson.

The family will be gathering at her graveside as she is laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery in East Tawas. Condolences may be shared at


Greenwood Cemetery ~ East Tawas, Michigan


I was so sorry to hear of Louine's passing. We will miss here at First Baptist. Our prayers go out to her many friends and family. God bless!
— Julie Everham
So sorry for the loss of Louine. She was a very special lady.
— Vic and Bonnye Skornicka
So so very sorry. I’d gotten to know Louine some at Tawas Village. She was a sweetheart ❤️
— Kelly Seitter
Louine and I were buddies at the Medical Facility. My parents were there while Ron was there and we became friends. Since then I have seen her at events that we both attended. She was as sharp as a tack. She was a very special lady. May she rest in peace.🙏🙏
— Linda Hicks
Good lady will be missed.
— Eileen M Castonguay-Kindell
I am very sorry to hear of her passing. She was a great neighbor for many years and always me flowers to plant or treats she homemade. Very sweet lady!!
— Kerri Hunter (King)

Leave Your Condolences (must be approved by staff)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *