Hall, Francis L.
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Francis L. Hall, 87, of Lomira, went to his heavenly home, on Sunday, July 24, 2011, at the Hope Health and Rehab Center in Lomira.
He was born in Campbellsport on July 13, 1924, the son of the late John and Ruth (nee Lade) Hall.
Francis served in the U.S. Army during WWII, in the Pacific Theatre; and with the Army of Occupation in Japan.
On June 27, 1951, Francis married Myrtle Steffes at St. Claudius Church in St. Cloud. Myrtle preceded him in death on Nov. 9, 2002.
He farmed until retirement.
Francis was a member of the Sons of Zebedee St. John's Church, Byron, where he served as a lecture and communion minister, and on the Church Council for 12 years.
He was a member of the Bintzler-Waehler American Legion Post 347 in Lomira; and a founder and member of the Waupun Prison City Square Dancers and the Country Swingers in Huilsburg.
Francis loved dancing, horses, traveling and rodeos.
Survivors include his sons, Robert F. (Ruth) of Fond du Lac, Stephen L. (Barb) of Horicon, Joseph A. (Bonnie) of Appleton, Arthur of Madison, Edward of Madison and Daniel of Lomira; his daughters, Sharon A. (Larry) Paul of Fond du Lac, Geralyn Hall of Rosendale, and Ann Hall of Lodi; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sister, Harriet (Andy) Salzer of Arizona; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Roland and Sally Steffes of St. Cloud, Julian and Rosemary Steffes of St. Cloud, Paul and Martha Steffes of New Berlin, Ralph and Darlene Steffes of La Crosse, Dorlene Kleinfeldt of Plymouth, Marge Steffes of Kiel, and Shirley Steffes of Fond du Lac; nieces and nephews; other relatives; and friends.
Along with his wife Myrtle, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Therese; his granddaughter, Kathy Ann; and his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Ray Ryan, Cle-tus Steffes, David Steffes, Angie and John Burg and Orvin Kleinfeldt.
SERVICES: Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Sons of Zebedee St. John's Church, Byron (W5882 Church Rd. Fond du Lac). The Rev. John Schmitz will officiate.
Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.
VISITATION: Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 27 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St., Campbellsport; and on Thursday, July 28 from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at the church.
Memorials are appreciated to Hope Health and Rehab Center, or Sons of Zebedee Parish.
The family extends a special thank you to the nurses and staff of Hope Health and Rehab Center for the love and care shown Francis.
Twohig Funeral Home Campbellsport is serving the family, with online guestbook and condolen- ces at www.twohigfunerals.com.
Fond du Lac, Wis.
July 25, 2011
Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on July 25, 2011