Hamilton County


Pvt. Aden Keith Doolittle




Aden Keith ‘Keith’ Doolittle was born July 22, 1909 to Harry Milton and Winifred E. Bosworth Doolittle. He died Apr. 30, 2006 and is buried in Cass Center Cemetery, Webster City, IA.

Pvt. Doolittle served with the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - May 2, 2006

Keith Doolittle, 96, of Webster City, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Sunday, April 30, 2006 at the Israel Family Hospice House at Ames. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of Christ, with Pastor Ray Artrip officiating. Burial will be in the Cass Township Cemetery, north of Webster City. Graveside military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post #191 of Webster City. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster Funeral & Cremation Center and after 8:30 a.m. at the church.

Aden Keith Doolittle, son of Harry (Hal) and Winifred Bosworth Doolittle, was born July 22, 1909 at Webster City. He attended Cass Township rural school #3 and Lincoln High at Webster City. He attended ISU winter agriculture classes for several years. On September 28, 1952, he married Mary Lou Seamands at the Little Brown Church at Nashua. The couple farmed north of Webster City, in Cass Township, on the family farm that has been in the Doolittle name since 1938. Keith and Mary Lou moved to Webster City in 1987 but he kept busy with the farm operations.

Keith is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; son and daughter-in-law, Wendell and Eileen Doolittle of Webster City; daughters and sons-in-law, Barb Doolittle and friend, Don Norgaard of Harlan; Sue and Kevin Oberender of Kamrar; Karen and Don Jorgensen of Omaha, NE; Jana Doolittle of Hampton; grandchildren, Lindsey, Kelsey and Jared Doolittle; Jill and Derek Jorgensen; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother in infancy; sisters, Gerta Shahan; Oris Holcomb; Lois Doolittle; brothers, Leon and Wayne Doolittle.

He was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ; a deacon in his church and a leader of the Cass Cardinals 4-H club.

Source: ancestry.com