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Martin John "Bo" Toft, III
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Birth: 1937
Webster Groves
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1999
Webster Groves
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA


St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - Wednesday, January 27, 1999

Martin J. "Bo" Toft III, a lawyer for many years and former collegiate and minor league baseball player, died Sunday (Jan. 24, 1999) in his sleep at his home in Webster Groves.

Mr. Toft, who had heart problems, was 62.

Mr. Toft practiced corporate law for more than 30 years. His clients included utilities, brokerages, banks, hospitals, health care providers, manufacturers and individuals.

He began his career in 1967 as a partner with the Hullverson, Richardson and Hullverson law firm in St. Louis. Since 1994, he was a founder, board member and shareholder of the Stinson, Mag and Fizzell law firm. Since 1996, he was also honorary consul representing the country of Denmark in Missouri and Illinois.

He was an avid golfer and member of the Algonquin Country Club in Webster Groves and a member of the Webster Groves Christian Church.

Mr. Toft was born and grew up in St. Louis. He graduated from Washington University and earned his law degree from St. Louis University. He also attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and the University of Missouri at Columbia and was captain of the baseball teams. He played on the NCAA District 5 Team and the All-American College Baseball Team, which he coached in 1958. From 1958 to 1962, he played with a Boston Red Sox minor league club. Two weeks ago, he was inducted intothe Webster Groves High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Gerber Chapel, 23 West Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Churchyard. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Webster Groves Christian Church, 1320 West Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves.

Among the survivors are his wife, Robbye Hill Toft; four daughters, Diana Manos of Washington, Tracy Toft Downing of Webster Groves, Anneliese Toft of Webster Groves and Carolyn Bray of Baltimore; a son, Martin John Toft IV of Webster Groves; his mother, Edna Toft of Webster Groves; two sisters, Sally Schattgen of Crestwood and Susan Toft Everson of Kansas City; a brother, Michael Toft of Tupelo, Miss.; and 10 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Martin J. "Bo" Toft Scholarship Athlete Fund in care of Lindell Bank and Trust Co., 6900 Clayton Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63139.

Photo headshot - (Martin J. "Bo") Toft (III)Edition: ILLINOIS FIVE STAR LIFT
Page: B4
Copyright (c) 1999 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  Martin John Toft (1904 - 1978)
  Edna A Toft (1906 - 1999)
Saint Paul's Churchyard
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec 4 Lot 254 Grave 1
Created by: Judie Latshaw Huff
Record added: Feb 19, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105466932
Martin John Bo Toft, III
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Martin John Bo Toft, III
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Martin John Bo Toft, III
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