John Norman Docter, 77, of Yakima died Friday in Yakima. Mr. Docter was born in Stockton, Calif. He served in the Navy for 22 years, retiring as a chief petty officer.

Survivors include two daughters, Diane Ghanbari of Sammamish and Jennifer Lovely of Port Orchard; two sons, Austin Docter of Tumwater and Mark Docter of Aguascalinetes, Mexico; a sister, Pat Wilson of Yakima, and a brother, Les Frye of Federal Way; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial service will be from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion in Yakima. Arrangements are by Keith & Keith Funeral Home.