John Remine "Dugie" Doyle, was born in Lincoln, Neb. September 27, 1924 and died August 28, 2013. His parents were: father, L. R. "Lum" Doyle, and mother, Ruth Fitzgerald Doyle. He attended Lincoln High School and graduated from Campion Jesuit High School in Prairie Du Chien, Wis. and attended Yale University before enlisting in the armed services. He was a Navy pilot during WWII and served on the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga in the Pacific Fleet. After taking enemy fire during a bombing mission he was missing in action in the Philippines before being picked up by a Navy seaplane. He was awarded the Navy Cross for his military service. By profession he was a Nebraska lawyer. He served as former President of the Lincoln Council on Alcoholism and former Board Chairman of the National Council on Alcoholism. He was a long-time parishioner of the Cathedral of the Risen Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara B. Doyle; and sons, Timothy J. Doyle (wife Mary) of Lincoln and Louis R. Doyle (wife Diana) of Pacific Palisades, Calif. Grandchildren are John C. Doyle and Anne Doyle; and Step-grandchild Kristin Kern-Lowe. He was preceded in death by brother, David F. Doyle, and sister, Mary M. Doyle-McQuiggan.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. on Friday, September 6, at the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, 3500 Sheridan Blvd, Lincoln 68506. Msgr. Robert Tucker will Celebrate. Inurnment and burial service for family members will be 3 p.m., September 6, in Calvary Cemetery, Lincoln. There will be no public viewing/visitation at the request of the Doyle family. A Rosary will be said at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5, at Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home, 4040 A Street, Lincon 68510. Any memorials may be at the donor's discretion. Online condolences may be left at www.bmlfh.com.