Patrick P. O'ToolePatrick P. O'Toole, age 75, of Crystal, ND, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River.
Patrick P. O'Toole
Patrick P. O'Toole, age 75, of Crystal, ND, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Center of Park River.
Patrick P. O'Toole was born August 23, 1933 the son of the late Robert F. and Margaret (DeSautel) O'Toole. He grew up and attended school in Crystal. He then attended NDSU. Following his education he returned home and farmed with his father and two brothers. Patrick served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1962, serving in Korea as a medic. After his discharge he returned home and continued farming. He was united in marriage to Clementine Dub on December 29, 1962 in Pisek. The couple made their home in Crystal, in the original O'Toole family home. Patrick moved to the Park River Good Samaritan Center on December 15, 2008.
Patrick was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Crystal, ND, a member of Park River Knights of Columbus, a Past Commander of Crystal American Legion, and a member of Crystal VFW. He was a volunteer Fireman, served on Crystal City Council, Pembina County Water and Garbage Board and the Red River Valley Potato Board.
Patrick is survived by his wife Clementine, Crystal, ND; children: Karen O'Toole (Loren Salwei), East Grand Forks, MN, Maureen O'Toole (Denny Feruto), Sioux City, IA, Ronald O'Toole, Marion, IA, and Jane (John) Adams, Minot, ND; 13 grandchildren: Rachel Slivicki, Ryan Slivicki, Kourtney (Todd) DeFreece, Tyler Maroney, David Christianson, Matthew Christianson, Nicholas O'Toole, Christopher O'Toole, Amber Adams, Stephanie Adams, Dustin Adams, Dylan Adams and Elizabeth Adams; siblings: Lawrence (Shirley) O'Toole, Crystal, ND, Robert (Judy) O'Toole, Grafton, ND, and Kathleen (Cornelius) Whalen, Grand Forks, ND. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Elizabeth, and brother Dr. James O'Toole.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, May 25, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Visitation will be Sunday 5-7:00 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Friends may also call at the church for one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery, Crystal, ND. Military Rites will be provided by the Clifford Lane American Legion Post #107.
An online guestbook is available at www.tollefsonfuneralhome.com
The Tollefson Funeral Home of Grafton is in charge of the arrangements.