Obit: Hales, Albert L. (1939 - 2009)
Surnames: Hales, Krause, Biddick, Bates,
Brookhart, Eid, Steiner, Dahl, Miller
----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield,
Wood County, Wis.) Saturday, 31 Oct. 2009
Obit: Hales, Albert L. (4 Feb. 1939 - 30 Oct.
GRANTON -Albert L. Hales, 70, of Granton died
Friday, Oct. 30, 2009, in the Palliative Care Unit of Saint
Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday
at the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton. Visitation will be
held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Gesche Funeral Home in
Neillsville. Interment will be in the Windfall Cemetery in
Albert L. Hales was born Feb. 4, 1939, in the
town of York to Loren and Amelia (Krause) Hales. He married
Kathleen "Katie" M. Biddick on Dec. 16, 1961, in
He taught school at Viola and Reeseville School
Systems until May 1963. Then he moved back to Granton to take over
the family farm and continued teaching part time at the Granton
schools, teaching sciences and mechanical drafting until 1970. In
1976, he became a janitor for the Granton Schools and continued
farming. He worked as a parts man at Kuhl Implement and was
treasurer for 18 years for the town of York. He drove school bus
for the Loyal School District. He retired from farming in
Survivors include his wife, Katie; his children, Grace (Don) Bates of Plainfield, Jay Hales, Eileen Hales and Sonya (Ken) Brookhart, all of Granton, and Joel (Tammy) Hales of Loyal; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; siblings, Marjorie (John) Eid of Winneconne, Jeanette (Francis) Steiner of Granton, Alvin (Jean) Dahl of Loyal and Hazel Miller of Clintonville.
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