Former IL State Rep. Daniel Houlihan Dies

Houlihan was from Wilmette. He is survived by his wife of 50 years.

Obituary courtesy of Donnellan Family Funeral Home

Daniel L. Houlihan, of Wilmette, formerly of Beverly, and summer resident of Long Beach, Indiana. Born: July 29, 1936 Death: November 13, 2013

Prominent zoning attorney who began his career as an Assistant State’s Attorney, served as an Illinois State Representative and longtime Legislative Counsel for ISBA.

Long-standing Board of Director Member for Misericordia Heart of Mercy, and member of Catholic Charities Advisory Board.

Beloved husband for 50 years of Mary Alice Houlihan nee Loftus; adored father of Margaret (Jim) Smith; Kathleen (David) Motzenbecker; Marty (JoAnn) Houlihan; Bridget (Mike) Kennedy; Molly (Peter) McDermott; and Nora Houlihan. Proud grandfather of Jack (5) and Maeve (3) Smith; Fiona (1) Motzenbecker; Grace (10), Claire (8), and Danny (6) Houlihan; Donny (4), Tommy (2), and Joe (3 months) Kennedy; and Patrick (5) and William (2) McDermott. Caring brother of Paul (Kay) Houlihan, Tom “Brian” Houlihan, Mary (John) McCloskey, Mike (Mary) Houlihan, and the late Bill Houlihan and John (Vicky) Houlihan; fo nd brother-in-law of Jim (Jean) Loftus, Cathy (the late Donald) Fennell, Chuck (Susan) Loftus, Joe (Kathy) Loftus, and Peg Klug; uncle of many nieces and nephews, and friend to many. 


Friday November 15, 2013, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Donnellan Family Funeral Services, 10045 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois 60077 
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Funeral Mass

Saturday November 16, 2013, 10:00 AM at Saint Francis Xavier Church, 912 Linden Avenue (9th & Linden), Wilmette, Illinois 60091 
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Saturday November 16, 2013 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 6001 West 111th Street, Worth, Illinois 60482 
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For more information: 847-675-1990, or www.donnellanfuneral.com


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