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“I wish to take this opportunity to thank Doris' family for the privilege of offering a toast at her services. She was a great mother, wonderful...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Michael McMurry - Ankeny, IA

“Our sincere sympathy to Doris's family. She was a good friend. We will miss her. Darrell and Karen Dieckman a families. ”
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“I had the pleasure of working with Doris and Jack (before his passing) over the last 25 years. It became much more than a business relationship. ...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Kevin Klein - Urbandale, IA

“My Dear Dear Friend Doris, How do I begin to tell the story of a long and wonderful friendship. We met back in 1987 when I was dating Dan and became...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Rose Rice - Ankeny, IA - friend

“My condolences to your family. Doris was a delightful customer of mine for many years here at Slumberland.Sincerely,Eric Johnson ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Eric Johnson - Ankeny, IA

“Our sincere sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you celebrate your mother/grandmother's life.She was a wonderful, beautiful person....Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: From the Bauer Family (Kathy's siblings) BAUER - WI

“Doris and I were acquaintances for many years, but we didn't become good friends until we both became members of "Girls Night Out". We, along with...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Mary Ann McMurry - Ankeny, IA

“Sending my condolences for your loss, along with many prayers of comfort to all of her Family & Friends. ”
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Doris Lucille Bacot, 82, of Ankeny passed away August 5, 2017 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston.
A visitation will be held 5 – 7:00 p.m., Friday, August 11, 2017 at Ankeny Memorial Chapel (4208 N Ankeny Blvd), with a prayer service at 7:00p.m.
Doris was born June 13, 1935 on a farm near Gilmanton, Wisconsin.
She was married to Duane Dieckman, and together they had 3 children. She later married John "Jack" Bacot. They made their home in Ankeny, and together owned and managed several rental properties.
Doris was active in Ankeny Elks and Easter Seals. In 1992 she was awarded Hometown Hero for her work with handicapped people. She loved traveling with her husband Jack, especially to Ireland and Switzerland. She also loved spending time with her family and friends, going on casino trips, and girls' night out with Ladies from the Elks. She enjoyed the Arts and Music program at Cy Stevens, and of course her Green Bay Packers.
She had a knack for decorating, and a good eye for designing things. She was a generous and friendly person to everyone.
Doris is survived by her 3 children, Mark Dieckman, Terry Freson, and Ricky Dieckman; 7 grandchildren, KC Dieckman, Amy (Jeremy) Belk, Stephanie (Collin) Bews, DJ (Sarah) Freson, Jennifer (Tyler) Zinn, Laura (Scott) Perkins, Sunshine Iidaand; 12 great-grandchildren, Colton, Lacey, Kylie, Bailey, Addisyn, Zachary, Lainey, Cameron, Kinley, Wally, Lillie, Austin and 2 great-great grandchildren, Asa and Rilynn.