Francis Hall Obituary

Francis Earl Hall
Francis E. Hall
Francis Earl Hall

July 20, 1929 - February 19, 2009
Born in Fairmont, Minnesota
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Francis Earl Hall, 79, passed from this life on Thursday, February 19, 2009 at Boone County Hospital in Boone, IA. A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 24, at St. Malachy's Catholic Church in Madrid. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, south of Madrid.

Francis was born on July 20, 1929 in Fairmont, MN to Arthur Earl and Cora Irene (Mowery) Hall. He was formerly employed with Firestone in Des Moines for nearly 36 years, until his retirement. Francis bowled in Boone County for more than 50 years and was inducted into the Boone County Hall of Fame.

He is survived by his three children, Mel Hall and Gloria (Dean) Braunschweig both of Madrid and Larry (Marilyn) Hall of Kamrar, IA; one sister, Wavely Dalton of Lady Lake, FL; six grandchildren and their spouses; along with 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Francis was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rose Hall in 2004; brother, Vernard Hall; and two great-grandchildren, Joseanne Braunschweig and Noah James Gattis.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, February 23, at Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Madrid, where a 7 p.m. Rosary will begin.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Malachy's Catholic Church; 405 Gerald Street; Madrid, IA 50156.





Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Monday, February 23, 2009
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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St. Malachy's Catholic Church
405 Gerald Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
11:00 AM
Mount Hope Cemetery
Madrid, IA US 50156
Tuesday, February 24, 2009