Frank Howard Hall
April 9, 1924 - September 14, 2007
Frank Hall, of Jackson, formally of Sparta, MI, went to be with the Lord on Friday September 14, 2007 at the age of 83.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanette "Nettie" Breen-Hall of 45 years; son, Matthew Howard Hall, of Holiday FL; daughter, Laura May Hall-Knapp of Rockford, MI; five grandchildren; one great-grandson.
Frank was known world wide as a skilled dog sled builder and as a dog team driver for many years. He was active in the International Sled Dog Racing Association and the Great Lakes Sled Dog Association.
He was an avid hunter from his personal hunting blind on a tower on his own land to Colorado, Wyoming, Alaska and Canada.
He served in the Navy during WWII. Funeral Services will be held at the Algoma Baptist Church in Sparta, MI on Tuesday September 18, 2007 at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends at the Chas. J. Burden & Son funeral home on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. as well as on Tuesday from 12 to 1 p.m. just prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place in Algoma cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers those who wish may send contributions to Hospice of Jackson and Oaklawn, as well as International Sled Dog Racing Association.
There is a lovely photo memorial of Frank's life at http://www.mem.com/Story.aspx?ID=2046417 from Chas. J. Burden & Son. Click on the "View Movie" link.
9/20/07: Message from Denny Hitchcock
9/19/07: Message from Judy Bergemann
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