About Dakota Home Watch
Going on vacation?
Spending time “down south?”
Are you sure everything will be the same when you get back?
Do you have someone trustworthy to provide you peace of mind?
Dakota Home Watch is owned and operated by the mother and son team of Tracey and Derek
Lockrem. The Lockrems have been residents of Bismarck, ND since 2007.
Derek was born in Fargo, ND and grew up in Western Montana. He has his Bachelor Degree
from Montana Bible College and an Associate Degree in Graphic Design and Communications
from Bismarck State College. Derek has had a knack for customer service from an early age
caring for the needs of his neighbors. With a background in sales, customer service and
ministry, Derek always has his clients’ best interest at heart.
Tracey was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and graduated with her Masters Degree in Speech-
Language Pathology from Minot State University. She and her husband Steve, a Riverdale ND
native, have been married for over 30 years and have raised three wonderful boys and enjoy
seven grandkids. After almost 20 years in Western Montana, Steve and Tracey returned home to Bismarck to be closer to extended family. Tracey has worked in the healthcare field for over 30 years and has a heart for hospitality and a commitment to serving others.
The need for home watch services in North Dakota has been on our minds for some time. We have lots of family and friends that are snowbirds and always seem to be searching for trusted and dependable solutions for the “what ifs” while away. The National Home Watch Association provided the perfect tool and training to meet the growing need in our community. We are proud members and look forward to being at your service.