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Marie Mae Matheson Doolittle

  • Birth 11 Jul 1886 Story County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 1974 Story County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Story City, Story County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 37670944

Wife of William Jonas Doolittle. Mother of Harley Ray, Wesley Wilbert, Richard Howard, and Merlin Virgil Doolittle.
Marie Mae (Matheason) Doolittle (1886-1974)


Posted By: Dorian Myhre (email)
Date: 8/10/2016 at 23:00:20

From Nevada Evening Journal July 1974

Mrs. William J. Doolittle

Funeral services for Mrs. William J. Doolittle, age 88, were held Wednesday, July 17 at 2 p.m., at Grace United Methodist church, Story City with the Rev. Paul H. Beckman officiating. Mrs. Dorrel Doolittle was organist. Mrs. Tom Yantis sand "How Great Thou Art" and "Amazing Grace". Burial was in the Sheffield cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Lykins, Willie Lykins, David Doolittle, Mark Doolittle, Jerry Doolittle and Doug Doolittle.

Marie Mae Matheason Doolittle, daughter of Marius and Anna Matheason, was born July 11, 1885, southwest of Story City. On February 19, 1905, she was united in marriage to William J. Doolittle at Webster City. They lived on a farm southeast of Story City until 1957 when they moved into Story City. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist church.

Surviving are two sons: Wesley and Merlin Doolittle, both of Story City; five grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers and four sisters: Victor Mathison, Nevada, Nels Mathison, Mrs. Amanda Hendrickson, Mrs. Blanche Hanson, Mrs. Rose Lykins and Mrs. Myrtle McCreight, all of Story City. She was preceded in death by her husband, William in 1960; also he two sons; two grandchildren; her parents; one sister and four brothers.

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  • Created by: Dora E Niceschwander Isaacks
  • Added: 29 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37670944
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Mae Matheson Doolittle (11 Jul 1886–15 Jul 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37670944, citing Sheffield Cemetery, Story City, Story County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Dora E Niceschwander Isaacks (contributor 46487297) .