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William Richard O'Toole

February 4, 1939 June 10, 2018
William Richard O'Toole
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William R. O’Toole, 79, of River Forest; beloved husband of Nancy, nee Zahradnik; loving father of Kelly (Frank) Newhouse and Patrick (Julie) O’Toole; cherished grandfather of Madeline and Vivian Newhouse, Jack and Liam O’Toole; fond brother of the late Betty (the late Gilbert) Smith, the late Sara (the late Cleon) Harris, and the late Georgia (Wayne) Adair; uncle of many nieces and nephews. William began his career at Merchants National Bank in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After six years he moved on to Chicago to become an Institutional Bond Salesman for Bache & Company. Later he became a Vice President with Don Howard & Company, an executive search firm, opening an office in Chicago for them. Later, William managed the Chicago office of Drake Beam Morin Outplacement Firm. He was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Oak Park, serving on the board of trustees and will be fondly remembered for performing classical hymns on his harmonica.

Visitation, Thursday, June 14th, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Funeral Service Friday, June 15th, 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 820 Ontario St., Oak Park. Interment Oakridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to First Baptist Church are appreciated.

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Visitation

Thursday

14

Jun

4:00 PM 6/14/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/14/2018 7:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

15

Jun

10:30 AM 6/15/2018 10:30:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Oak Park

820 Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

First Baptist Church of Oak Park
820 Ontario Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Glen Oak Cemetery Final Resting Place

4301 Roosevelt Road
Hillside, IL 60162

4301 Roosevelt Road Hillside 60162 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church of Oak Park

820 Ontario Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
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