Lawrence “Larry” T. Doyle, Saginaw Township, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2009 at his home. Age 72 years. Lawrence T. Doyle was born on July 22 1937 to the late Percy and Theresa (Bordou) Doyle. He was married to Betty Czowski on September 9, 1967 in Bay City, Michigan she survives him. Larry was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church. He was a Physical Education Teacher for the Bay City Public Schools – Elementary School retiring in 1979. Larry was also very active with the Parent Teacher Association. He was a skilled bowler and went on a Pro Tour in 1973, he then shared those skills with the students at Delta College by teaching bowling. Larry’s love for sports continued with playing baseball for the Midland Car Wash and then being inducted into the N.E.M. Baseball Hall of Fame - Sterling on July 19, 2009. He was an avid golfer. Larry also worked in the oil and gas industry, retiring in 1990.  Larry is survived by his wife, Betty; daughter, Sherry (Steve) Julian; two grandchildren: Jamie (Jeff) Higgins and Steven (Jessica) Julian; three great grandchildren; sister, Georganna (Richard) Gulvas and many nieces and nephews. A sister, Patricia Doyle, preceded him in death.  Larry’s funeral liturgy will take place 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2009 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 6400 McCarty Rd., Rev. Fr. Dale A. Orlik will officiate. According to Larry’s wishes cremation will follow the funeral Mass.  Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A vigil service will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Larry 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 the N.E.M. Baseball Museum, c/o Robert Pelton, 227 Dean Rd., Sterling, MI 48659. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com.