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LouAnn (Nelson) Doyle

March 30, 1954 ~ March 12, 2018 (age 63)

LouAnn (Nelson) Doyle of Evansville, IN, was born on March 30, 1954, in Huntingburg, IN, and passed away at 11:03 am, Monday, March 12, 2018. 

LouAnn was the daughter of the late Geneva Faulkner and George Wheeler Nelson. On August 13, 1994, she married Robert Doyle, who preceded her in death on February 4, 2009. 

LouAnn graduated from Bloomfield High School in Bloomfield, MO, in 1972, and from Southeast Missouri State University in 1977.  She had worked as a purchasing agent and buyer with Ralston Corporation (Golden Cat) in Bloomfield, MO.  LouAnn was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a member of Crossroads Christian Church in Newburgh, where she volunteered in the nursery and served as a pre-service greeter. 

She is survived by daughters, Lori Holladay Sparrenberger (Ben) of Evansville, IN and Holly Bowen (Dan) of Erie, PA; son, Ryan Hopkins of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Hayden Morse and  Kyle Holladay of Evansville, IN, Sydni Bargel, Skylar Hopkins, Levi Lesonik, and Nathaniel Bowen of Erie, PA; sister, Nancy Nelson Vines of Dexter, MO; and brothers Patrick Nelson of Mena, AR; Mike Nelson of Foster, KY; and John Nelson of Arvada, CO. 

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Denny Stevenson officiating.   

Memorial Contributions may be made to:  American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, Vanderburgh Humane Society at P.O. Box 6711, Evansville, IN 47719, or Crossroads Christian Church at 10800 Lincoln Ave, Newburgh, IN 47630.

Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel.

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