Jerry L. Doyle 1930 - 2007 Topeka
Funeral services for Jerry L. Doyle, 76, Topeka, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel in Topeka. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka. Mr. Doyle died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.He was born July 20, 1930, in Topeka, the son of Robert J. and Sylvia B. Hankenson Doyle. He graduated from Topeka High School in 1949 and attended American College in Byrn, Pa. He received a Chartered Life Underwriter degree in 1969 and became a Chartered Financial Consultant in 1984.Mr. Doyle worked for Prudential Life Insurance Company of America for 32 years. He worked as a salesman in Lawrence and moved to Topeka in 1964, where he was promoted to sales manager and retired in 1989.He was a member and past president of Topeka Association of Life Underwriters, past president of the Northeast Kansas Chapter of Financial Service Professionals, and a member of Topeka Arab Shrine Masonic Lodge 17 and Topeka Jayhawk Club. He was a past member of Lawrence Jaycees, Lawrence Rotary, Lawrence Country Club and Plymouth Congregational Church in Lawrence. He volunteered as a tax aide for the American Association of Retired Persons for many years.Mr. Doyle married Doris N. Lindsay on Dec. 24, 1950, in Topeka. She survives.Other survivors include a daughter, Deborah O'Connor and husband Nelson, Henderson, Nev.; a sister, Myrna Zeiner, Lufkin, Texas; and two grandchildren, Erin L. O'Connor and Andrew D. O'Connor.Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Midland Hospice Care, 200 SW Frazier Circle, Topeka 66606.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.penwellgabel.com">www.penwellgabel.com</a>.