Daniel O'Toole

Daniel O'Toole

Jan. 1, 1933 — June 22, 2019

From Richland, WABorn in Drewsey, OR


  •   Starts:
    Fri, June 28 2019, 7 p.m.
  •   Location:
    Einan's at Sunset
    915 Bypass Highway

    Richland, WA US 99352

Celebration of Life Mass

Dan O’Toole

Daniel O’Toole was born at the O’Toole ranch in Drewsey, Oregon on January 1, 1933 to Michael and Anna (Swestris) O’Toole. He passed away peacefully with family by his side on June 22, 2019. He grew up on the ranch in Drewsey and following the death of his father he took over operation of the ranch and graduated from Crane Union High School. He was drafted into Army in 1957 and served in the 101st Airborne Division. He married his beautiful wife Maureen Kane September 2, 1961. They moved to Portland in the Fall of 1964 where he attended University of Portland while working 2 jobs and received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He then worked for the General Accounting Office in Portland until the family moved to Richland in 1972. He worked for the Department of Energy until his retirement.

He was a devoted parishioner at Christ the King Catholic Church. He volunteered at the Richland Food Bank for many years. He enjoyed spending time with family including many trips to Ireland connecting with relatives there. He also enjoyed coaching baseball and attending his grandkids events. He was also an avid fan of Gonzaga basketball and Notre Dame football.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents, brother Eddie, sister Eileen and twin brother Tom. He is survived by his wife Maureen, his daughter Theresa (husband Randy) Mitchell, daughter Mary (husband Kim) Kristensen, son Marty (wife Maureen) O’Toole. He was a proud Grandpa to Ryan Murphy, Megan, Danny and Colleen Mitchell, Sean, Mary Kate and Michael O’Toole and Karl Kristensen, great grandchildren Addy and Cash Murphy. Also surviving are siblings Margaret Ferrarin, Pat O’Toole, Coleen Georgeff, Barbara Gibbons and Diane “Katy” Spencer. Memorial contributions can be made to Christ the King Catholic School.

Rosary will be held Friday, June 28, 7 pm at Einan’s Funeral Home in Richland. Funeral Mass is Saturday, June 29, 11 am and Internment at the Cemetery in Burns, Oregon Monday July 1 at 11 am.

Guestbook for

Daniel O'Toole

  • We just receive word about the passing of Dan, and our hearts feel the pain of his loss to you and your family. Your family was the best of neighbors. We were certainly happy to have such wonderful neighbors, and good examples for our children. Ken and Marty had some good times together in their younger years. Ken and his family live down the street from us now, he has four children . We do hope that the Lords' blessings have given you peace and comfort at this difficult time, and pray that all will be well with your family. May God Be With You, Ron and Wilma Gibby & family

    Ron and Wilma Gibby
    July 9, 2019
    822 Joshua Drive, Saratoga Springs, Utah 84045
  • Phil and I got to know Dan when we all worked for DOE in the Richland Operations Office. What a delightful, caring person Dan was to everyone who knew him. Always a smile on his face that could uplift your spirit. Phil & Diane Rochelle

    Diane Rochelle
    June 30, 2019
  • Dear Maureen--I am so sorry we have all lost Dan. What a dear man---so many years of being with you at daily Mass; then we reconnected this year at 9:30 Sunday Mass. I feel so lucky to have seen you and hugged Dan. Be strong-- he is resting in the arms of Jesus for sure.

    Teresa Knirck
    June 25, 2019
  • It has been a pleasure and a blessing to have known this man for over 40 years. He was mine and my children's Godfather. If ever there was a godly man, Dan Otoole was that man. . We will always love and hold you forever in our hearts. May you rest in peace my friend. Your finally home.. Doris and Jerry Coffee

    Doris and Jerry Coffee
    June 25, 2019
    Waco, Texas
  • Sending our love and prayers from Sandy Hook....

    Hattrick family
    June 25, 2019
  • Maureen and family, Sending deep and sincere sympathy at the passing of Dan. Praying God will hold you in His arms and comfort you during this time of sorrow. Soon joyful memories of the many years you spent together will fill your heart with smiles. Love, Barbara

    Barbara Allen
    June 25, 2019

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