Information for Robert E. Doyle
1923 - 13 January, 1996
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
15 January, 1996
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Doyle, 72, of Nampa, died Saturday, January 13, 1996, at his
home. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at
2:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 1996, at the Middleton
Cemetery. Fr. Paul Mathews, S.M., of St. Paul's Catholic
Church will officiate. Friends are asked to meet at the
cemetery. Services are under the direction of the Alsip
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
Robert E. Doyle was born on February 2, 1923, at Perry,
Oklahoma, to George and Verna Hale Doyle. He was reared
and educated in Perry. After his schooling, he entered
the U.S. Army and served with the 3rd Infantry Division in
Germany during WWII. During the War, Robert was awarded
2 Bronze Stars for his courage in leading an entire Company of
men through a mine field. He was honorable discharged,
and returned to Oklahoma. He married Marion F. Grusso on April
22, 1946, in Perry, Oklahoma. He then attended college
in Oklahoma where he obtained his degree in engineering.
His work took them to New York, Kansas, Oregon, and in 1968
they came to Caldwell to make their home. He later
retired, and in 1984 they moved to Nampa, where they have
Robert was a member of the Catholic Church and a member of
the Caldwell B.P.O.E. #1448. He loved to play golf,
especially at Purple Sage and Centennial. He also loved
to do woodworking in his shop at home. He will be
greatly missed by his loving family.
Robert is survived by his wife, Marion of Nampa; 3 daughters,
Roberta E. "Bobbie" Warner, Portland, Jessica R. Records and
her living husband James, Portland, Kellie Lee Doyle, Boise; 1
son, Christopher E. Doyle and his wife Tracy, Middleton; 1
brother, George Doyle, Wichita, Kansas; 2 sisters, Dortha M
Saddler, Edmond, Oklahoma, Aloma F. Case, Pahuska, Oklahoma; 7
grandchildren, Wade A. Warner and his wife Denise, Stefeni
Warner, Carrie Hageland and her husband, John, Amy Records,
Benjamin Records, Jamie Records, Blaze Doyle; 1
great-granddaughter, Madison Warner and several nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother.
the family suggests memorial contributions to the Idaho Elks
Rehabilitation Hospital, 204 Fort Place, Boise, Idaho 83702 or
flowers may be sent.
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