Doyle, Emma, Saginaw Township, Michigan


Passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014 at her home. She was 92 years old. Emma Frances Reis was born on April 19, 1922 in Aura, Germany to the late John and Theresia (Hoffman) Reis. She married John R. “Jack” Doyle on November 17, 1942; he preceded her in death on January 5, 1998. Emma graduated from St. Peter & Paul Catholic High School. Along with her husband, she later owned and operated Doyle Hamburgers until her retirement. She was a member of St. Stephen Catholic Church. In her spare time, she was an avid bridge player and enjoyed cooking. Above all, she was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Surviving are a son and a daughter: Thomas (Patricia) Doyle and Catherin (Michael) Hall; five grandchildren: John (Teri) Doyle, Tom (Lisa) Doyle, Tricia (David) Parmele, Jennie (Matt) Doyle, and Mike Hall; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 56 years, Jack; and sister, Eda Danhoff. A Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1310 Malzahn Street. Rev. Fr. William R. Taylor will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State), on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Emma will lie in state at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to American Cancer Society of Charity of Donor’s Choice. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church, or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.