Robert R. Doolittle


Doolittle, Robert R. Age 59, Burnsville passed away June 29, 2006 at his home after a hard fought battle with cancer. Born in Fergus Falls, MN he is preceded in death by father Raymond. Survived by his best friend Thomas Oatess; mother Kathleen Doolittle; sister Patricia (Larry) Franklin; brother Richard (Sharon) Doolittle; brother David Doolittle; brother Tom Doolittle; several nieces and nephews; close friends Bill Bracken, George Torline, Don & Judy Oatess, Michael Weinbeck; Jean, Linda, Lois and Paula from AON Corporation; other relatives and friends. Those close to Robert wish to extend a special thank you to Dr. Cathleen Chen, Janet, Adina, Lori and all of the staff of the Park Nicollet Clinic and Methodist Hospital Cancer Center for helping Robert be as comfortable as possible thru his illness with your kindness, smiles and dedication. A private family gathering was held on Saturday, July 1, 2006.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.

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Dear Tom, We are so sorry to hear about Bob. He was such a generous person. He did so much for us, and asked for so little. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything you need. Much love to you.

I am so sorry for your loss of Robert, he was kindest person I have ever known. my sympathies go out to those who loved Robert.

I am so sorry for the loss of Robert. He always made me feel comfortable with his smile and easy manner. He will be missed.

Bob was a wonderful "addition" to our family. He had a gentle spirit and was a fantastic host to us midwesterners while visiting California! :-)

I am so sorry to hear the news. Please accept my sympathies for your loss. Bob was great to work with, and I'll always be grateful for his willingness to help, and his smile. Our thoughts are with you.

We will always miss Robert. He was a great guy and never had an enemy.

My thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's family and friends. Bob was great to work with; he was always friendly and a very good problem solver. He will definitely be missed.

Tom, I am so sorry for your loss. Robert is in a better place now and hopefully you can take comfort in knowing that you have friends and family that love and support you.

My deepest sympathies to those who loved and cared about Robert. He was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.