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Archie Hall, 99, of Houghton Lake

Archie C. Hall, age 99, of Houghton Lake, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 30, 2022, in New Hudson, in the presence and comfort of his family.

Archie was born October 16, 1923, in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Elbridge and Phebe (Curtis) Hall. He grew up in Detroit, Michigan, and graduated from Northwestern High School in 1941. Archie was employed by Kelsey-Hayes Wheel Company until he retired in 1988 after 47 years. Archie served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters as well as the Naval Reserves until the outbreak of the Korean War. He proudly wore his WWII veterans cap. Archie met and fell in love with Elizabeth “Betty” Holman. They were married in 1943 and raised seven children in Garden City, Michigan. Archie and Betty had 70 wonderful years of marriage until Betty’s passing in 2013. Archie was profoundly religious and attended St. Raphael Catholic Church in Garden City and St. James the Greater Catholic Church in Houghton Lake. He enjoyed fishing and watching sports, especially the Detroit Tigers.

Archie will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his children: John (Sue), Jayne (Robert) Moon, James (Sue), Joseph (Marilyn), Julie (Carl) Stencel, Jeanette (Alex) Edwards, and Mary De; eleven grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

Archie is preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife, Betty.

Family and friends will gather from 11:00-1:00 PM until the time of the Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM, on June 10, 2023, at St. James the Greater Catholic Church.

Archie will be laid to rest at Crestview Cemetery, Markey Township, Michigan.

The family prefers memorial contributions be made in Archie ’s name to St. James the Greater Catholic Church, 7878 East Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629, or a charitable organization of one’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner and Walsh Funeral Directors, Roscommon.

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