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Joyce Doolittle

Joyce Doolittle

Joyce Doolittle

- September 14, 2018

Joyce Doolittle, age 66, of Midland, South Dakota, died on Thursday, September 13, at her home in Midland.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, at St. William Catholic Church in Midland.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 20, at St. William Catholic Church.

Interment will be at the Midland Cemetery.

Joyce Ann Jordan was born July 18, 1952, in Rapid City, South Dakota to William and Irean (Clausen) Jordan. Joyce enjoyed riding horses when she was younger. After she graduated high school she worked at Oahe Inc. and St. Mary’s Hospital for a number of years.

Joyce was united in marriage to Bill Doolittle on October 27, 1969, in New Underwood, South Dakota. She was a wonderful mother and loved racing barefoot with her children across the yard as well as spending the holidays and as much time as she could with her family.

Joyce appreciated older Western Art as well as taking camping trips with Bill and the children. Christmas was her favorite holiday which also included making fudge and yummy Christmas candies. She also enjoyed canning and always had a plentiful supply of food.

Survivors include her husband Bill of Midland; four sons, Aaron (Angie) Doolittle of Midland and their children Carissa, Thomas, Matt, and Megan; Eric (Alicia) Doolittle of Midland; Clinton (Kacy Coldsmith) Doolittle of Ft. Pierre; and Justin (Danni) Doolittle of Pierre and their children Alex, Casey, Autumn, Chloe, Oliver, and Alexa; two daughters Tracy (Jared) Fosheim of Midland and their children Clayton, Kaitlyn, Colby, and Kalli; and Jennifer (John) Stevens of Dover, NH and their children Berlin and Victoria; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; her mother Irean Jordan of Faith; two brothers Wally (Dianne) Harper of Washington and Paul (Frankie) Harper of Faith; three sisters Linda (Wayne) Haines of Maurine, SD, Merle (Jack) Doolittle of Highmore, and Kathy Ginsbach of Spearfish; a brother-in-law Terry (Vicki) Doolittle of Aberdeen; her beloved dog “Red”; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father William Jordan, and her father and mother-in-law Dick and Betty Doolittle.

Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.

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