Gary Doolittle Obiturary

Please join us in celebrating the life of Gary Doolittle.

Gary Doolittle, age 70, passed away November 1, 2021. Gary was born on May 23, 1951 to Russell and Lois (Bonner) Doolittle in Libertyville, IL. Gary was a life-long resident of Antioch, graduating from Antioch Community High School in 1969. He completed his college degree at Spencerian Business College in Milwaukee, WI. He spent his entire life working on the family dairy and grain farm.Gary valued his involvement in the Millburn Congregational UCC the most. Over the years, he was junior choir director, treasurer, a member of the choir, handbells and a substitute organist.Gary has been the President and Treasurer of Millburn Cemetery for several years. In his younger days, Gary also worked in the treasurer’s office during the Lake County Fair.Gary is survived by one brother, Tom (Lynn) Doolittle; one sister, Marcia Doolittle; brother-in-law, Ken Foster; four nephews, James (Jenne) Doolittle, Richard (Brenda) Doolittle, Russell (Kelli) Foster and Andrew (Courtney) Foster. He is also survived by great-nieces, Avery and Sadie Doolittle; and great-nephews, Greyson, Asher and Sutton Foster.Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Lois Doolittle; and his sister, Janice Foster.Visitation will be at Millburn Congregational UCC on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Millburn Congregational UCC with a visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Face coverings are required at the church. Interment will follow at Millburn Cemetery, Old Mill Creek, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Millburn Congregational UCC, 19073 W. Old Town Ct., Lake Villa, IL 60046 or Millburn Cemetery, 20149 W. IL Route 173, Antioch, IL 60002. For additional information, call 847-395-4000. Please sign the online guestbook for Gary at www.strangfh.com.

Visitation
Friday 11/5/21
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Millburn Congregational Church
19073 W. Grass Lake Rd, Millburn, IL

Visitation
Saturday 11/6/21
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Millburn Congregational Church
19073 W. Grass Lake Rd, Millburn, IL

Funeral Service
Saturday 11/6/21
11:00 AM
Millburn Congregational Church
19073 W. Grass Lake Rd, Millburn, IL

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