Doyle Lee Terwilliger, youngest son of Mack and Anna Mosier Terwilliger, was born August 24, 1907, near Lesanville in Ringgold County Iowa, and after a several months’ illness, departed this life January 4, 1970, in his home in Mount Ayr at the age of 62 years, three months and 11 days.
“Nick,” as most everyone knew him, was a World War II veteran and served most of his time overseas. He was a member of the Ringgold County Sportsman’s Club. He was a great lover of nature and spent much of his free time hunting, fishing and trapping in season. He will be sadly missed by his fellow hunters and many friends.
He spent most of his life in and around Mount Ayr and for many years worked at the carpenter trade. He especially liked to help other persons.
Those who remain to cherish his memory are his companion Magel; two sisters, Maxine Snedeker and Ruth Wheelock, and two brothers, Warren and Dennis Terwilliger, all of Mount Ayr and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services wee held January 7, from the Rhoades Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Jeen S. Park. Kenneth Burright sang, accompanied at the organ by Margaret Pence, and casketbearers were Homer Butler, Loren Lamb, Cleo Hacker, Francis Routh, Russell Sweeney, and Raymond Walter. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr.