Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Obituary: Albert L. Hall - Class of 1951

MADISON - Albert L. Hall, age 78, of Madison, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at his home.

He was born on March 14, 1933, in Madison, the son of Alan and Helen (Anderson) Hall. Albert graduated from Madison Central High School in 1951. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1952, serving during the Korean War, and was discharged in 1955. Albert married Beverly Schlimgen on Nov. 26, 1955. He attended Madison Business College for a year, then worked as a truck driver for many years, retiring at Foreway. Albert was a member of Teamsters Local No. 695, VFW Post No. 7591, American Legion Post No. 501, Korean War Veterans, and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed camping with the St. Dennis Campers, watching sports, and spending time with his family.

Albert is survived by his wife of 55 years, Beverly; seven children, Sharon (Michael) MacDonald, Brian Hall, Alan (Cindy) Hall, Susan Hansen, Marilyn (Ronald) Ary, Carolyn (John) Adametz, and Jacquelyn Johnson; grandchildren, Susan, James Jennifer (Jimmy), Troy, Stacy (Tim), Joseph, Anne and Caitlyn; a great-granddaughter, Taylor; step-grandchildren; step-great-grandchildren; siblings, Violet (Carmen) Tortorici, Barbara "Pat" (Rod) Bailey, Sylvia (Dean) Argall, and Margaret "Peg" (Peter) Gennrich; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a nephew, Ronald "RJ'; and sister-in-law, Evelyn.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at ST. DENNIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 505 Dempsey Road, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, with Father Roger Nilles presiding. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held at the church from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, and also from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice. A special thank you to all of the ladies at Heartland Hospice, Tara, Megan, Abby, Penny, Jenny and Colleen.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on October 26, 2011 (submitted by Michael Vahldieck, Class of 1968).

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