42° F

Willow J. Hall (Ayers)

Published On: Jan 06 2014 05:49:20 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 07 2014 05:58:42 AM CST

Willow J. Hall, 81, of Waterloo passed away January 5, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was born November 6, 1932 in Clear Lake, WI, daughter of Leon and Lily Ayers. She graduated from Tomah High School 1950. She married her high school sweetheart, Gerald Hall, August 28, 1952 in Providence, RI. She was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, reading, but most of all spending time with family.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Gerald Hall. Four children; Mike (Cindy) Hall, Brooklyn WI, Tom (Colleen) Hall, De Forest, Marla Hall, Waterloo, Caralee (Carl) Butzine, Waterloo. Six grandsons; Jerry (Lynn) Hall, Oregon, Matt Hall, Brooklyn, Greg (Pam) Hall, De Forest, David (Jackie) Hall, Madison, Clenton Hall, Waterloo and Cody Butzine, Waterloo. Four great grandchildren; Brinlee, Cameron, Jayce and Stella Hall, Oregon. Sisters; Virginia Newbauer, Dixie (Bill) Stiles, Trudy (Kerry) Gullickson, Diann Saria. Brothers; Leonard Anderson and David Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her parents Leon and Lily Ayers. Ben and Hazel Anderson.

Our family would like to thank Rainbow Hospice and Dr. Toby Campbell of University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center for the love and care they gave our Mother.

Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 11:00 am at United Methodist Church in Waterloo, WI. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the time of service at the church.

We will miss you Mom and love you!

  • World Series Game 1 Progressive Field wide shot

    Jason Miller/Getty Images

    2016 World Series: Cubs even things up

    The 2016 World Series started Oct. 25, at Progressive Field in Cleveland, with the National League champion Chicago Cubs and the American League champion Cleveland Indians.

  • PHOTOS: Vilas Zoo announces new holiday lights exhibit

    The Henry Vilas Zoo will light up nights this holiday season with its new Zoo Lights event. The Zoo Lights exhibit will offer zoo-goers a stroll down Candy Cane Lane with festive lights and sounds. Zoo organizers announced the Zoo Light exhibit Wednesday and said thousands of lights will transform the zoo into a winter wonderland Nov. 25-Jan. 1.

    Admission is $7 and Zoo Lights will run Thursdays through Sundays beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • Takata air bag recall by the numbers - blurb

    Joe Raedle/Getty Images

    Takata air bag recall by the numbers

    Millions of cars have been recalled due to defective Takata air bags across the world. One in every 10 cars in the U.S. is affected by the recall, Automotive News reports. The publication is calling this the "recall of the century," as up to 90 million more recalls are possible.