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Dr. Jack Dorner Noyes Dr. Jack Dorner Noyes of Barrington, IL and Naples, FL, passed away peacefully on Dec. 5, 2012, at Avow Hospice in Naples, FL. Jack was born in Frankfort, IN to William Everett Noyes and Eunice Dorner Noyes on Aug. 7, 1929. His family moved to Barrington in 1935, where Jack graduated from Barrington High School in 1948. He graduated from Purdue University in 1953. After two years service with the Army in Korea, he fulfilled his life's ambition of becoming a veterinarian, when he graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary medicine in 1959. He moved back to Barrington and eventually established the Noyes Animal Hospital, where he happily practiced for 40 years. Over the years, Jack was heavily involved in various community and professional organizations, including: Barrington Lions Club, Barrington School Board, where he was a six-year member and past president, and he was also an active member and past president of the Lake County, Chicago and Illinois State Veterinary Medical Associations the and American Heartworm Society. He received the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine Merit Award in 1978 and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Barrington High School. Jack was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and an active alumni, a 50-year member of Biltmore County Club, and a member of Lake Barrington Shores County Club, Pelican Marsh County Club in Naples, FL and the Barrington United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Erhardt Noyes; his son, William (Colleen) Noyes and daughter Mimi Noyes Burke; plus seven adored grandchildren, Amelia Noyes, Jack Noyes, Meghan Noyes, Victoria Noyes, Billy Burke, Tyler Burke and Jessica Burke; and his sisters, Nancy Noyes Fullerton and Jean Noyes. He was very proud of the fact that three generations of his family have graduated from Barrington High School. Jack enjoyed golf, fishing, hunting and sharing these sports with his friends, children and grandchildren. His love and compassion for animals was never ending and will be remembered by his many clients. From the lions at Chicago zoos to felines in Barrington, he treated all creatures great and small. A memorial service will be held at Barrington United Methodist Church on Dec. 28, at 11:30 a.m. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. A memorial service will be held in Naples, FL on Jan. 8, at 4:30 p.m. at Pelican Marsh Country Club. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made to District 220 Education Foundation, P.O. Box 262, Barrington, IL 60011.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Dec. 8, 2012
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