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Kevin D. Hall, 58, of Lyons, WI, formerly of Mt. Prospect and Manteno, Illinois died April 3, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Milwaukee.
Kevin was born October 24, 1959, son of D. Lynn and Patricia J. (O’Brien) Hall. Kevin spent his younger years in Manteno Illinois, and graduated High School from Mt Prospect High in 1977. During his lifetime, Kevin earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Eastern Illinois University, and two Master’s degrees in Business Management and Human Service Administration, from Northern Illinois University and National Louis University, respectively. In his early career he taught Special Education, but later in life worked with Developmentally Disabled adults. Towards the end of his work life, he enjoyed expressing his creative and artistic skills working at Home Depot supervising in Gardening and Home Flooring Décor. Always the adventurer, after receiving his BA, he set out on a cross country camping trip with a dear friend, and ended up in Newport Beach, California, living on Balboa Island, and then moving to Phoenix, Arizona with other lifelong friends, before returning to the Midwest. Since returning to the Midwest, he focused his energies on work, family and friends, and he tended diligently to all three. An avid gardener and lover of life, Kevin’s late life companion was our Mom’s dog, Koko, who will miss him dearly.
Kevin is survived by his siblings, Gary Hall and Denise Jelinski-Hall, Monument, Colorado; Greg Hall and Ali Tabatabai, Chicago, IL; Karyn Hall and Wayne Erwin, of Burlington, WI; and sister-in-law, Mona Hall, of Bourbonnais, IL; and former sister-in-law Kate Schlee, of Arizona. A dedicated and loving Uncle, Kevin is also survived by nieces and nephews: Michelle Hall Lombardi, Nikki L. Roberts, Daniel P. Hall, Nathan P. Hall, Tim Power, Neili Lopez, Ashley Wolf, and Margaret (Meggie) Hall Alexander. Also surviving are great nieces and nephews Alex, Arianna, and Addison Lombardi, Claire Vinopal, Shannon and Tanner Roberts, Andrew, Alyssa, Austin and Aidenn Lopez, and Sawyer Alexander. Kevin was anxiously awaiting the birth of his next Great Niece in the coming weeks. He is also survived by Uncles and Aunts, Daniel and Mary O’Brien, and Lynn O’Brien-Ahlden, Mike LaGesse, and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and aunts and uncles.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Esophageal Education Cancer Foundation, (www. http://fightec.org) in Kevin’s memory.
Kevin was a kind and gentle spirit who loved to be with his family and friends and loved to have a good time. In his honor, we will memorialize his time with us at a Memorial Celebration of Kevin’s Life on May 27, 2018, at Whitford Park in the Ray Seidel Building, 625 N. River Road, Waterford Wisconsin. We will begin with a spiritual memorial at 1 pm., followed by an open house/cookout, sharing memories, music and dance, from 2pm to 5 pm.
For those who are traveling, rooms have been blocked at the AmericInn Lodge & Suites (2709 Browns Lake Dr, Burlington, WI 53105) for Saturday May 26th and Sunday May 27th. The rooms are held under the name Brooke Schweitzer, please call 262-534-2125 to provide your name and credit card to reserve your room. Rooms will only be held until May 12th,2018, so please book call before then to guarantee your room.
Kevin has been tending to our Mom’s Memorial Garden since she passed, and in his honor, those who would like to, are invited to contact the family and join us on Saturday May 26, when we will work on the garden together.
We would like to sincerely thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee for the amazing care and dedication they showed our brother. Their medical expertise helped Kevin to make it through three very difficult days. Their love and care helped us, his family make it through those days, as well. We will never be able to say thank you enough. Thank you, also, to the staff at Integrity Funeral Services in Waterford. They were so caring and helpful in our time of need.
Esophageal Education Cancer Foundation
P.O. Box 821, Manalapan NJ 07726
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