Ambrose J. Doyle
September 15, 1925 - September 20, 2012

Ambrose J. Doyle

Ambrose J. Doyle
Sep 15, 1925 - Sep 20, 2012

Ambrose J. Doyle

Ambrose James Doyle was born to Anna Marie (Laughlin) Doyle and Joseph Patrick Doyle on September 15th, 1925. He was raised the fourth of eight children in Mills County, Iowa and lived the majority of his life in rural Fremont County near Randolph, Iowa. His final years were spent in Aurora, Colorado at the Fitzsimons Veteran's Home where he made many friends and will be missed by all.

As a young boy, Ambrose attended Glen Country School near his childhood home. As a young man he served his country in the Army. Ambrose was first drafted for service into World War II, he was sent to Chicago and on to Fort Hood, Texas; however he did not serve until later because World War II ended before he would arrive in theatre. Ambrose's military career restarted in Fort Hood, Texas, in 1951 where he was a top military policeman. He was then dispatched to South Korea where he was especially proud of his work building airfields as a combat engineer near Teague, South Korea during the Korean conflict.

Upon returning from the service, Ambrose, through his dedication to hard work, found success in several enterprising businesses that complimented his farming and livestock operation including Pioneer seed corn, corn shelling, trucking, custom combining, and what in later years became his hobby of trading Ag-related products. In the early 1970's Ambrose also pursued his political aspirations, running for several political offices.

Ambrose was an active member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Imogene.

Ambrose had a gift for buying and selling and had he chosen to, could have been a best selling author of a book detailing the "art of the deal". The unique sparkle in his eyes reflected his special passion for being with and sharing his unconditional love and generosity with family. This passion was returned by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving this special man.

Preceded in death by parents Anna and Joe; siblings - Maurice, Edward, Mary, Kenneth, John, and other numerous family and friends

Survived By: Siblings-Donald of Imogene, IA, Shirley of Omaha, NE; Children-Patty (Tom) Niedermyer of Magnolia, IA, Kenneth (Margie) Doyle of Waukee, IA, Charlene (Robert) Boehm of Council Bluffs, IA, and Joanne (Mark) Faul of Parker, CO;. Grandchildren-Christina, Bridget, Bruce, Linsey, Ashley, Doyle, Anna, and Gannon; Great-Grandchildren-Rylee and Tenley

Memorials can be made to: The St. Patrick Catholic Church or The Sidney Senior Center


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Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home
208 W. Clarinda Ave
Shenandoah, Iowa 51601
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.


St. Patrick Catholic Church
304 3rd St.
Imogene, Iowa
10:30 AM
Burial will follow in the Mount Calvary Cemetery.

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