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Ruth Peterson Doyle

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Ruth Peterson Doyle
Davenport, Iowa
Died on Saturday, March 10th, 2012

4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Weerts Funeral Home
Cemetery: National Cemetery
Ruth Peterson Doyle, of Bettendorf, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, March 10, 2012, at the age of 93. The family will greet friends on Thursday, March 15th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly and Jersey Ridge in Davenport. Private services will be held on Friday at the funeral home with burial in the National Cemetery in Rock Island. A public gathering will be held starting at 3:00 p.m. at Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano, 5195 Utica Ridge Road, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the Bettendorf Public Library.
Ruth was born on October 13th, 1918, to Albin and Eva Peterson in Ivoryton, Connecticut. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1940 with a degree in education and taught elementary school in Connecticut and Washington D.C. for ten years. On January 26, 1946, she married John R. Doyle of Hartford, Connecticut. They were happily married for sixty-six years. They left Connecticut for Washington D.C. and then as young parents made the big move to Iowa to follow John's rising career with AAA. For more than fifty years they made Iowa their home and built many treasured friendships. Ruth was an avid gardener, loved antiques, and was a longtime member of Questers. She enjoyed entertaining and gave many memorable parties. John and Ruth have three children, Ed Doyle of Burnsville, MN, Mary Doyle of Iowa City, IA, Jay Doyle of Hope, AK. They have two grandchildren, Nora Doyle of Chapel Hill, NC, and Eve Doyle of Granada, Spain.

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