Cecilia Jean Hale,72, of South Haven, Michigan passed away October 10, 2019 at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born December 4, 1946 to Roy and Anna (Koller) Hale in South Haven. She graduated with the class of 1966 from L.C. Mohr High School and later went on to work at several factories including Hardt and Cooley. Cecilia was a member of St. Basil Catholic Church. She was also a Campfire leader for several years. She loved animals, especially horses, and she owned several in her lifetime. Cecilia was a loving friend to all she knew and will be missed dearly.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Anna (Marion) Lucas and Roy Hale, and sister, Sandra Hale.
Cecilia is survived by her very best friend in life, Patricia Leverenz of South Haven, Sisters – Patricia (Stephen) Howe and Madelyn Wright of South Haven and Linda (Charles) Thomas of Louisiana, Brothers – Lee (Wendy) Hale, Roy Hale, and Brian (Teresa) Lucas, all of South Haven and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and grandchildren. Also surviving are close friends, Cathy Valkner and Patricia Variell.
A visitation will be held Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. The rosary will take place at 7:30 P.M. Funeral Mass will take place Friday, October 18, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Basil Catholic Church with Father Jim Morris officiating. Cecilia will be laid to rest in St. Josephs Cemetery in Watervliet.
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