Robert J. O’Connell, age 86, of Evanston formerly from Fairbanks, Alaska. Veteran U.S. Army Korean War. Distinguished law professor at Marquette University, Kent Law School and John Marshall Law School as well as a recreational pilot.
Beloved brother of the late Franklin, Jr. M.D. (the late Mary Lou) O’Connell, the late Jerome M.D. (Ellen) O’Connell and the late Regina (the late James, Sr.) Nash.; dear uncle of Thomas (Terri) O’Connell, Deirdre (Edmond) deVlam, Meg (Michael) Hawkins, John O’Connell, Anne O’Connell,M.D. (Ethan Kunz), Patricia O’Connell (Stephen Bell), Edward (Julie) O’Connell, Peter O’Connell, Catherine Nash, James, Jr. (Nancy) Nash, Maura (Ted) Kennedy and Regina Nash; fond great uncle to many ; will be greatly missed by friends in Finland, Northern Wisconsin, Alaska and the Amish Community.