Leo Edward Hall, age 84, longtime resident of Almont, passed away November 7, 2023, surrounded by his beloved family. He was born December 21, 1938, in Detroit, the son of John and Angela (Smith) Hall. He graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1957. He enlisted in the United States Navy October 28, 1957, and served his country until his honorable discharge on September 4, 1959. Leo received his master’s degree from Central Michigan University in Science Administration on May 6,1989.
He worked at Chrysler for 50 years. He moved up the corporate ladder and ended his career as an Executive Consultant. Leo married his beloved wife Susan M. Welder on April 16, 1994, in Richmond. Leo loved to be outdoors working around the house regardless of the weather. He repaired and refurbished a vast collection of crank phonographs. Leo enjoyed his involvement with the Church and his circle of friends, and those friendships became a great part of his life. Leo was in bowling leagues over the years and enjoyed building dune buggies. He was formerly an active Knights of Columbus member and a Police Reserve member in Warren. He was huge Red Wings fan and shuttled people to the games from Captains Restaurant in Detroit. Over the years, he and his wife raised Old English Sheepdogs and West Highland Terriers.
He leaves behind his dear companions Winston and Sassafras.
He is survived by his wife, Susan of Almont and his three daughters, Deborah (Rob) Martens of Washington Twp., Marsha Hall of Mesick, Lisa (Maurizio) Bollini of Rochester; grandchildren Hunter Brengman, Scotylyn Brengman, Leiya Bollini, Cendra Bollini, and Bruce Bollin. Also surviving is his sister Marilyn (Dave) Hendren of Anchor Pointe, Alaska.
He was preceded in death by his late wife Theresa Dalby, siblings Monsignor John Hall, Agnes Kutyla, Alan Hall, Katherine Romanchik, and Sister Margaret Hall.
Visitation will be held on November 17, 2023, from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. with a Rosary to be said at 7 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be said on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 883 Capac Road, Allenton, MI 48002. Burial will be made at Hough Cemetery where the military honors under the auspices of American Legion Post # 16 Honor Guard will be held.
Memorial donations may be made to The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph in Leo’s memory.
Arrangements entrusted to the Muir Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, 2650 South Van Dyke, Imlay City, MI 48444.