1961 Feb 14 Ora M Hall Age 66 died once married to Edith Korneisel

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Chi 2 a m . Jefferson an Funeral services for Ora M. Hall held February 13 Funeral services for Ora M. Hall 66, of Jefferson, were held Monday at the First Methodist Church in Jefferson w i t h the Rev. Burton C. Collier in charge. Burial was in the Jefferson Cemetery. Casket bearers were Ralph Richmond, Richmond, Earl Chase, Horace Burnell, Allen Roth, Francis Nash and Frank Greif. Soloist was Keith Sutton, Sutton, accompanied by Mrs Curtis Wilson. Graveside Masonic ntes were held. Ora M. Hall, the son of Nancy A. and Alexander Hall was born April 23, 1894, on a farm in Grant Township, Greene County. Iowa, and died at his home in Jefferson, Feb. 10. 1961, after a short illness. The ninth in a family of ten children, children, Mr Hall grew to manhood in the vicinity of Jefferson, received his education in the Jefferson Public Public Schools and later spent his entire entire adult life intensively engaged in livestock and grain farming in Greene County. On Aug. 24. 1928 he was united in marriage with Miss Alice Johnson and they became parents of one son, Robert Marion Hall, now of San Diego, Calif. Subsequent to her death, he married Mrs Edith Korneisel and they established their home in Jefferson where she later passed awav. Mr Hall and Mrs Audrey Rockholz were joined in wedlock at Milwaukee, Wis., on April 24, 1954. During his entire business life. Mr Hall was keenly interested in the life of his community. He served served the Greene County Farm Bureau Bureau for several years as president and on its Executive Board. He also also took a very active interest in 4-H activities and acted on the County Committee for a number of years. He helped organise the Greene County Shipping Association Association and served as a board member member in this organization and also as a member of the Greene County Fair Association. He pioneered in the field of rural electrifiration and it was largely through his untiring untiring efforts that the Greene County County Rural Electric Co-operative was formed. He served the REC in many official capacities and the farm yard lights throughout the county are a fitting testimonial of his record of community service. All who knesv him recognized him as a progressive and tireless supporter of constructive community community activities and farming practices. practices. No obstacle seemed to his enthusiasm in the ultimate accomplishment of a worthwhile goal. Ora was an ardent sports fan, having been pitcher for Jefferson's Jefferson's State Championship Baseball Baseball Team in 1914. Youth of the community always had a vigorous supporter in Ora Hall. A member of the Masonic Lodge, Ora was affiliated with Chapter, Commandery and Shrine. He was also very active in the Jefferson Lions' Cluo', being the present present zone chairman and serving the district cabinet. A faithful member of the First Methodist Church of Jefferson, _he gave unselfishly unselfishly of his time and energy the advancement of its program through serving as a trustee as a member of the Official participating actively in the construction construction of the new church and the new parsonage. He was preceded in death by parents, thrfe brothers and two sisters. Surviving him are his Audrey; his son. Robert, daughter- in-lau JoAnn and one grandson, Charles Norman Hall, all of Diego, Calif.: one step-daughter, Norme Brencman, a son-in-law, Robert Breneman and two grandsons, grandsons, Greg and Scott of Brookfield, \Vis.; four brothers, B G. Hall, Pinole, Calif.: Ernest of Provost, Alberta. Canada: Elvin of Pomona, Pomona, Calif., and W. Earl of Mason Qtv. nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. To

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