GRACE H. HALL, 95, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Saint Anne Home & Retirement Community, Fort Wayne. Born in Paulding County, Ohio, Grace worked at General Electric for 30 years, retiring in 1966. Grace and her husband also owned and operated O.W. Hall Motorcycle & Welding from 1956 to 1986 and enjoyed traveling by motorcycle across country. She was a member of St. John Baptist Church, the Motormaids and a lifetime member of the American Motorcycle Association. Surviving are many nieces and nephews, and sisters-in-law, Dorothy Lothamer and Margie Harvey, both of Fort Wayne. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ormond "Smokey" Hall; parents, Ervine and Agnes (Roy) Lothamer; brothers, Clarence, Tony, Joe, Herman, Louie, Russ, Clem, and Jerry; and sisters, Glenola Kennerk, Cecilia Kramer, Loretta Lothamer, and Mary Margiotta. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4500 South Fairfield Ave., with calling one hour prior. Fr. Cyril Fernandes officiating. Calling also from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home 6301 Fairfield Ave. Burial in St. Louis Besancon Cemetery, New Haven. Memorials may be made to St. John Baptist Church, the A.S.P.C.A or the Alzheimer's Foundation. To sign the online guestbook, please visit


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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Feb. 26, 2013