Helen Louise O’Toole, 89, of Girard, passed away at 11:20 p.m., Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the Heritage Nursing Home, Girard. She was born Nov 1, 1922, near St. Paul, KS, the daughter of John Bergmann and Lena Christina (Boehlen-Winkler) Bergmann. She was raised and attended school in the St. Paul area. She married Sylvester O’Toole on May 20, 1941, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Greenbush, KS. He preceded her in death on Nov 18, 1988. They lived in the Greenbush area before moving to Girard in 1988. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Girard and a past member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Greenbush. Survivors include sons; Jim O’Toole & wife, Margaret, Steve O’Toole & wife, Susan, Mike O’Toole and wife, Kathy, and Tim O’Toole, all of Girard, Ed O’Toole & wife, Betty of Bedford, Texas, Ronnie O’Toole and wife, Norita of McCune, KS, and Bill O’Toole and wife, Roxanne of Choctaw, OK; one daughter, Chris Cox of Girard, 22 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren, one sister, Ruby Westhoff of Walnut, KS; numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, a daughter, Patricia Kay O’Toole in 1952, a granddaughter, Melissa Grant in 2001, sisters; Edna Mishler, Bertha Maffei, and Marguerite “Toots” George, and brothers; Bill Bergmann, John Bergmann, Bob Bergmann, and infant brother, Carl Frederick Bergmann. Mass of a Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Girard, with Father Roger Lumbre, as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Aloysius Cemetery, Greenbush, KS. The parish rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 7, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, where the family will receive friends following the rosary. Friends can sign the register book after 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Memorials can be made to the St. Aloysius Historical Society. These may be left at or mailed to the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, KS 66762. Friends may leave condolences online at www.brennermortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, KS.