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Donald Toohill

September 12, 1945 April 28, 2019
Donald Toohill
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Obituary for Donald Toohill

Peoria- Donald Toohill, age 73, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria.

Don was born September 12, 1945 in Bloomington, IL, a son of Lawrence and Mary (O’Rourke) Toohill. He married Cleo Ann Schneider March 3, 1973 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Peoria Heights. She survives.

Also surviving are their children; two daughters, Amy (Christopher) Herman of Peoria and Emily Toohill of Las Vegas, NV; three sons, Matthew (Venus) Toohill of Joliet, IL, Nicholas (Barbara) Toohill of Washington, IL and Douglas Toohill of Victoria, TX; four brothers, Lawrence Toohill of Heyworth, IL, Martin “Pete” (Sally) Toohill of Clinton, IL, Michael (Kathryn) Toohill of Quail Valley, CA, and Richard (Nancy) Toohill of Davenport, IA; four sisters, Maryann Hirsch of Rockford, IL, Ellen (Paul) Schweri of Chicago, Julia (Sidney) Johnston of Acton, MA, and Winifred (Thomas) Adler of West Lafayette, IN; ten grandchildren, Anthony, Daphne and Evelyn Herman, Cecilia, Brendan, Connor, and Quinlan Toohill, and Chloe, Hailey, and Caitlyn Toohill, as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Catherine Dennis, and two brothers, Robert and David Toohill.

Don was a 1963 graduate of Wapella High School and received his BA from St. Ambrose University. Don proudly served in the US Army and then obtained his Doctorate in Law from Saint Louis University. He worked for 29 years as an Assistant States Attorney for Peoria County, retiring in 2003. He was active in Peoria Cursillo and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. His family will fondly remember him as a DIY extraordinaire. Don’s favorite activity was babysitting and spending time with his grandchildren.

Visitation for Don will be between the hours of 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. A Memorial Mass will be at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church with additional visitation a half hour prior. Franciscan Friars will officiate. Cremation Rites have been accorded and burial of ashes will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Holy Family School in Peoria.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

3

May

4:00 PM 5/3/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/3/2019 7:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N. North Street
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N. North Street Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

4

May

10:30 AM 5/4/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Saturday

4

May

10:30 AM 5/4/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

3720 N Sterling Ave
Peoria, IL 61615

Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N Sterling Ave Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Holy Family Catholic School

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