Jesse Hall Sr., 97, Quenemo: Feb. 13, 1922 – March 20, 2019

QUENEMO, Kan. – Jesse Hall Sr., 97, passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Ottawa, Kan. He was born on Feb. 13, 1922, in Woodlake, Neb., the son of Thomas and Mary Jessep Hall.

Jesse attended school at Boatman School in Nemaha County, Neb., and lived in Falls City, Neb. He lived in Hiawatha, Kan., before moving to Quenemo, Kan. Jesse farmed for several years and then worked unloading coal cars in Nebraska. He worked at Monarch Egg Plant, in Hiawatha, until retiring in 1984.

Jesse was married to Barbara Lunsford in 1943. She preceded him in death on Oct. 30, 1973. In 1974, he married Dorothy Sammos, they divorced in 1977. On Dec. 2, 1977, he married Carolyn Calvert, in Hiawatha.

Jesse was preceded in death by five sons, Larry in infancy, Jake, Steven, Terry and Jesse Jr.; four daughters, Wilmetta, Lyla, Susie and Tammy; two stepdaughters, Cindy Cook and Carolyn Calvert-Trout; and two brothers, Lou and Leo Hall.

Jesse is survive by his wife, Carolyn, of the home; two daughters, Ranee Spicer, of Hiawatha, and LaDonna Moore, Topeka; son, David Hall, Salem, Neb.; four stepdaughters, Ginny (Mark) Hopkins, Holton, Kan., Roberta (David) Fox, Overbrook, Kan., and Sherri Sammos and Linda Mangold, both of Nebraska; brother, Herbert Hall, Fremont, Neb.; sister, Darlene Domney, Syracuse, Neb.; 39 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 1-2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Cremation will follow and inurnment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Quenemo.

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