Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Floyd E. Hall

   Floyd E. Hall, 76, well-known Gladwin County resident and funeral director, died Tuesday, Sept. 5, following a short illness. He was born in Sage Township on Oct. 7, 1895, and had spent his lifetime here. Mr. Hall founded the Hall Funeral Home in Beaverton in 1916 and moved the business to Gladwin in 1932. He was still semi-active in the business with his two sons, William and Donald, until his last illness. On May 5, 1966, he received a plaque from the Michigan Funeral Directors Association honoring his 50 years in the profession.

   From 1932 to 1949, Mr. Hall served as probate court judge and for many years was a member of the county board of supervisors and was the county veterans counselor. He was a veteran of World War I and a member of the Gladwin VFW Post 3731, the World War I Veterans Barracks 3421 and the Beaverton F & AM Lodge No. 453. Mr. Hall and the former Arwilda M. White were married in Gladwin on Nov. 30, 1917. She preceded him in death on Nov. 8, 1961 He married Ellen A. Potter on Aug. 22, 1970, in Gladwin.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons, Louis G. of Bloomfield Township, William H. of Gladwin and Donald W. of Beaverton; one daughter , Mrs. Richard (Frances) Ferrell of Gladwin; one brother, Gordon of Mt. Pleasant; one sister, Mrs. Onalee Colbeck of Roseville; 13 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. from the Hall Funeral Home, Gladwin. The Rev. Henry Hall and the Rev. Neil Keyes will officiate and burial will be in the Highland Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.

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Burial/Final Location
Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
Pfc. MI. Nat. Guard Batt. Eng. Arty. WWI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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