Hallam, Donald C.
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Donald C. Hallam, 79, Ashwaubenon, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born September 7, 1934, in Green Bay to Donald L. and Clara (Nooyen) Hallam.
Don graduted from Green Bay West High School in 1952. He served his country in the U.S. Army. On June 26, 1958, he married Rosemary Wenzel at St. Patrick Catholic Church. They were devoted to each other for 56 wonderful years.
Don spent many years working on the repair of engines and equipment. He also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and shooting. Don was very unsefish and generous, and he spent much of his time helping others in need. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his two grandchildren, who held a special place in his heart. Don will always be remembered as a caring and loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and friend. He will be missed more than words can express.
Don is survived by his wife, Rosemary; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert Hallam, John and Lisa Hallam; two grandchildren, Michael and Renae; his brothers and sisters and their spouses, Cecilia and Wayne Conrad, Richard and Geraldine Hallam, Kathleen and Dave LaCount, George and Linda Hallam, Carolyn Hallam, Nancy Hallam, William Hallam; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kathleen King, Thomas and Millie Wenzel, Barbara and John F. Craghan, Joseph and Kathy Wenzel, Linda Wenzel, Pat Wenzel; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Clara (Nooyen) Hallam; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Adam and Esther Wenzel; and sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Patricia and Bob Heintzkil, James Wenzel, Harold Wenzel and John W. King.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. Friends may also call at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 211 N. Maple Ave., from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church with Rev. Ryan Krueger officiating. Burial will be in Elm Lawn Cemetery, Town of Lessor. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.
A memorial fund has been established in Don's name.
The family wishes to express their deep gratitude to Don's niece from Arizona, Susan Blemberg, the Reflection Unit of San Luis Medical and Rehabilitation Center, and Heartland Hospice, for the loving care tendered to Don.
Blaney Funeral Home
1521 Shawano Ave.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2014