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DR. WILLIAM E. TOLHURST Ph.D.
Dr. William Edward Tolhurst, Ph.D., 64, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Oak Crest Retirement Center, DeKalb. Born June 6, 1947, in Hartford, Conn., the son of Malcolm and Florence (Bauman) Tolhurst, William married Diane M. D'Agostino on May 1, 1971, in Old Saybrook, Conn. He received his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and doctorate at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Tolhurst was a professor at the Northern Illinois University philosophy department for 33 years and served as the department chairman for many years. He was a member of the American Philosophical Association, and was a former secretary of the Illinois Philosophical Association. Dr. Tolhurst was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. A member of Christ the Teacher Parish in DeKalb, he served on several committees. He is survived by his wife, Diane; children, Abigail (Rob) Christiansen of Lafayette, Ind., and Michael Tolhurst of DeKalb; grandchildren, Marty and Audrey; sister, Susan (Fred) Rose of Middletown, Conn.; brothers, Richard (Diane) Tolhurst of East Hartford, Conn., and Charles (Lauren) Tolhurst of Canton, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. The funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Newman Catholic Student Center, Christ the Teacher University Parish, 512 Normal Road, DeKalb, with Fr. Alejandro del Toro celebrating. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Anderson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Dr. William E. Tolhurst Memorial Fund, in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
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In memory of
DR. WILLIAM E. TOLHURST Ph.D.
Dr. William Edward Tolhurst, Ph.D., 64, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at Oak Crest Retirement Center, DeKalb. Born June 6, 1947, in Hartford, Conn., the son of Malcolm and Florence (Bauman) Tolhurst, William married Diane M. D'Agostino on May 1, 1971, in Old Saybrook, Conn. He received his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and doctorate at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Tolhurst was a professor at the Northern Illinois University philosophy department for 33 years and served as the department chairman for many years. He was a member of the American Philosophical Association, and was a former secretary of the Illinois Philosophical Association. Dr. Tolhurst was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. A member of Christ the Teacher Parish in DeKalb, he served on several committees. He is survived by his wife, Diane; children, Abigail (Rob) Christiansen of Lafayette, Ind., and Michael Tolhurst of DeKalb; grandchildren, Marty and Audrey; sister, Susan (Fred) Rose of Middletown, Conn.; brothers, Richard (Diane) Tolhurst of East Hartford, Conn., and Charles (Lauren) Tolhurst of Canton, Conn.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. The funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Newman Catholic Student Center, Christ the Teacher University Parish, 512 Normal Road, DeKalb, with Fr. Alejandro del Toro celebrating. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery, DeKalb. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at Anderson Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Dr. William E. Tolhurst Memorial Fund, in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
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  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

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