Mass of Christian Burial for James “Jim” Charles O’Toole, 84, Lawrence will be held 10 am Thursday, February 14, 2013 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. He died February 10, 2013 at Brandon Woods.
He was born on January 17, 1929 in Jewell County, KS the son of John F. and Grace E. (Mallam) O’Toole. He served in the US Army.
Jim was a graphic arts compositor for the Lawrence Journal World for 37 years. He retired in 1992.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the 3rd and 4th degree of the Knights of Columbus.
He married Martha Jean Reagan on May 31, 1954, in Columbus, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include daughter, Kathleen Jones, Omaha, Nebraska, her children, Caroline, Jonathan and Jamie Jones; son, Patrick O’Toole, Lawrence, his children, Brian and Kelly O’Toole; son, Michael O’Toole and wife, Jennifer, Wheaton, Illinois, their children, Reagan, Molly, Maggie and Reilly O’Toole; sister, Dorothy M. Hutchins, Idaho Falls, Idaho and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Ray, Clarence, Paul, Harold and Leo and one sister, Irene Durland.
The family will greet friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday, February, 13, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. A parish rosary will be said at 7 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.