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Doyle Orcutt - June 17, 2009


Robert Doyle Orcutt, 81, died June 29, 2009 at his home in Haxtun.

Doyle was born in Brackenridge, Pa. to John E. and Mary Potter Orcutt on May 16, 1928.

Doyle was a member of the Haxtun United Methodist Church, Haxtun Lions Club, Haxtun Gun Club and a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge.

He came to Colorado in the spring of 1948 from Pennsylvania by train to work for his brother John.

Doyle married Edna Glee Falk on Dec. 25, 1949 in Holyoke, and from this union came five children. Glee preceded him in death June 28, 2005. Doyle married Pearl Hollister June 17, 2006.

He is preceded in death by Edna Glee, brother William, sister Carol and grandson Landon.

Surviving him is his wife Pearl; five children Mary of Locust Grove, Okla., Bob and Telise of Centennial, Kathy of Haxtun, Mark of Grand Junction and Todd and Shauna of Haxtun.

Funeral service was Friday, July 3 at Haxtun United Methodist Church. Interment followed in the Haxtun Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Haxtun United Methodist Youth or Haxtun Lions Club.

Gerk Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.