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Donna Kay Wilhelm Doyle
Donna Kay Wilhelm Doyle, 67, of New Boston, passed away at 5:54 P.M. Monday, March 8, 2010, at the Fort Madison Community Hospital.
Born August 11, 1942, at Fort Madison, Iowa, she was the daughter of John & Millie Smith Wilhelm. On September 8, 1962, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Fort Madison, she married Martin Doyle.
She was much loved and survived by her husband of 48 years Martin Doyle of New Boston, three daughters Patricia (Scott) Weirather of Keokuk, Iowa, Diana (Carl) Frank of Conifer, Colorado, Dana (Jim) Tripp of Niota, Illinois, two sons Daniel (Lori) Doyle of Kahoka, Missouri, Patrick (Jeanne) Doyle of Donnellson, Iowa, eight grandchildren Nathan & Brian Weirather, Marissa Phillips, Caleb Doyle, Zachary & Evan Doyle, Dharma & Hoyt Tripp, three step grandchildren Cori, Colbi, and Quinton Seth, one sister Bonnie (Russ) Randolph of New Boston, Iowa, two brothers Jack (Marge) Wilhelm of Donnellson, Iowa, Barry Wilhelm of Drexel, Missouri, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.
Donna was a lifetime resident of New Boston, Iowa. She was affectionately called Pookie Hopper Legs growing up. She was a good student and loved math. After graduating Fort Madison High School in 1960, she enrolled in the College of Automation in Des Moines, Iowa. Donna was employed at Sheaffer Pen Company, Sheller Globe, Don Holland Trucking, and Motorola. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Montrose.
Donna was a wonderful, giving wife, mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother.
There will be no visitation. Her body has been cremated.
A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 12, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Montrose with Father Mark Spring as Celebrant.
Burial will be in the Argyle Cemetery in Argyle.
Following the graveside service, there will be a luncheon served at the Argyle Community Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church or the Argyle Cemetery.
Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory in Donnellson is assisting the family with the arrangements.