Cecil Hall


Cecil E. Hall, 91 of Litchfield died on October 10, 2019 at the Meeker Manor Rehabilitation Center in Litchfield. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Zion Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral and Cremation Service and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Lake Ripley Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Litchfield Military Honor Guard. Memorials are preferred to the Litchfield Lions Club or Zion Lutheran church.

Cecil Edward Hall, the son of Carl and Astrid (Peterson) Hall was born on October 20, 1927 in Atwater, MN. He graduated from Atwater High School in 1945 and later graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Animal Husbandry. He served in the Army during the Korean War in Atlanta, Georgia. Cecil was united in marriage to LaNea Brown on November 6, 1953 at Arndahl Lutheran Church. Throughout his life Cecil lived in Atwater, St. Paul, Boyd, Clarkfield, Madison and Litchfield. He worked for Farmers Union Insurance, was a mail carrier and a postal service clerk. He was an active member and Audio Visual lead at Zion Lutheran Church, a member of the National Farmers Union, the American Legion, the Old Wise Lutheran Seniors (OWLS) and the Meeker County DFL. Cecil was active in the community and was a dependable driver for the council on aging and drove many patients to appointments. In retirement, Cecil and LaNea traveled in their RV to Texas each winter. Cecil enjoyed videography, bicycling and square dancing with his wife of 64 years. He loved reading and learning about health, science and politics.

He is survived by his children Kevin (and Audrey) Hall of Sugar Land, TX, David (and Laurie) Hall of St. Cloud, Steven (and Danny Della Lana) of Minneapolis, Margene (and David) Vessel of St. Paul; 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; brother Ralph (and Caroline) Hall of Atwater, MN; and sister Carol Nelson of Hinkley, MN.

He was preceded in death by his wife LaNea, parents Carl and Astrid, and brother-in-law Norman Nelson.

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