Glenn HALE(1925 - 2014)

Glenn Eugene Hale

PETERSBURG - Glenn Eugene Hale, 88, formerly of Springfield and Pleasant Plains, passed away on July 30, 2014. He was born on Aug. 29, 1925, in Springfield, Ill., to Wilbur O. and Dorothy (Hahn) Hale.

Survived by his first wife, best friend and the mother of his three children, Mary Claudine (Walker) Hale / Chamberlain; daughter, Jeanie L. (Hale) (husband, Stan) Lowe, all of Petersburg; son, Rick A. Hale of Springfield; grandsons, David W. Lowe of North Hollywood, Calif., Jason M. (wife, Casandra) Lowe of Petersburg, and Matthew Glenn (wife, Tiffany) Lowe of Athens; great-granddaughter, Kelsey R. Wehrheim of Oakford; great-grand-son, Elrod Jett Lowe of Petersburg; brother, Wayne L. Hale of Vandalia, Ill.; sister-in-law, Emily M. (Johnson) Hale of Springfield; cousin, Jeanette (Cox) Slagle of Anderson, S.C.; and several nieces and nephews, who all loved him and will miss him greatly. He is also survived by his second wife, Norma J. (Cousin) King/Hudd/Hale of Springfield and his step-children, David King (wife, Wendy) of Mahomet, Ill., Mike King (wife, Carol) of Lebanon, Ind., Pat King of Chatham, Kim (husband, Joe) Todd of Springfield, and Paula (husband, Todd) Alford of Geneva, Ill.; and 13 step-grandchildren.

His family will greet friends from noon until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. at Staab Polk Funeral Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham, IL, on Saturday, Aug. 2. Burial will follow at Rochester Cemetery.

Memorials in lieu of flowers to Senior Services of Central Illinois, Elder Abuse program, 701 W. Mason Street, Springfield, IL 62702; Greater Illinois Chapter, 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E, Springfield, IL 62704, or Sunny Acres Nursing Home, 19130 Sunny Acres Road, Petersburg, IL 62675. Please visit for more information and to offer your condolences.

Funeral Home

Staab Polk Memorial Home
8855 Route 4  Chatham, IL 62629

Published in The State Journal-Register from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014