Bernard ‘Bernie’ Hall 2012
Bernard “Bernie” Hall, 82, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Thursday, July 12, 2012. He passed peacefully after a short battle with cancer.
He was born and grew up in Miller, S.D., the son of Willis and Ruth Hall.
He graduated from Miller High School, and was a graduate of Dakota Wesleyan University, and attended the University of Southern California Business School. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1955 during the Korean War on the USS Princeton and USS Helena CA-75.
He was a sales manager in the textile business for over 40 years at United Merchants and Manufacturers (Los Angeles) and Como Textiles (St. Louis). Post-retirement, he was employed by Walmart as a sales associate in Las Vegas.
He was married to the love of his life, Jane Hall, for almost 54 years.
He also surrounded himself with many great family members and friends throughout his life, including his buddies from the U.S. Cruiser Sailors Association; his Walmart friends; his brothers and sisters-in-law and their families; and all of his many friends from South Dakota, California, St. Louis, and Las Vegas.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Maureen Hall and Kerrie (Rudy) Burke; granddaughter Breanna Burke; and a brother, Wayne.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Dwight, Lyle and Keith.