August 14, 2011

R. Edward “Eddie” Hall

R. Edward “Eddie” Hall passed away peacefully, Saturday August 13th at home,  surrounded by his family.  Ed was born February 4, 1924.  He lived in Lincoln all of his life with the exception of World War II when he served in the Navy Air Corps.  He was a pilot with the rank of Lieutenant J.G.

Ed graduated from Lincoln High School in 1942.  In 1945 he married Elaine Spomer and they celebrated 66 years of married life together on July 15, 2011.  He graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1948 and was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.  After graduation he was employed by Cushman Motors as Industrial Relations Representative.  After 30 years at Cushman’s he retired and founded Hall Pine Acres Christmas Tree Farm.  He continued the tree farm for many years and loved the work and the many customers who returned year after year.

Ed was a member of Hillcrest Country Club for many years and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Olive Hall and three sisters.  He leaves to mourn for him his wife Elaine, son Steven E. Hall of Bennet, NE.;  two daughters Nancy Jane Cullen and husband David of Long Neck, Delaware;  Jeri E. Hall of Grand Canyon, Arizona.  Six grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a nephew Dean K. Bowen.  A special thank you to sister-in-law and husband, Jane and Jim Hacker;  special friends, Don Grant, and John and Lin Hansen.

A family service will be held at a later date.  Memorials in lieu of flowers should be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2001 S. 11th,  Lincoln, NE.  68502 and the Center for People in Need,  3901 N 27th St Unit 1, Lincoln, NE 68521

1 Comment

  1. Steve..It’s been years, but I wanted to comment. I lost Dad 5 yrs. ago, time does indeed just takes time. May God Bless your entire family. Sincerly. Trey Fink.


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