Our father, Wally, as most of you knew him, passed away September 12, 2021, at University of
Utah Medical Center, after complications of non-alcoholic liver failure (NASH).
He was born July 22, 1948, in Salina, Kansas. He was the second son to Mitchell (Max) Cleburn
Hale and Grace Marie Hale.
Wally is preceded in death by his first love, Kathy Hale and both of his parents.
Wally is survived by his second wife Melanie of Mountain View, brother Buddy (Esther) Hale,
Sierra Vista, Arizona, son Jason (Teresa)Hale Mountain View, son Wally Jr. (Brooke) Hale
Mountain View, daughter Jennifer Hale, Alvord Iowa, daughter Samantha (Jason) Ketner , San
Tan Valley, Arizona, son Mitch (Rachel) Hale, Lyman, son Matthew (Carly) Hale, Mountain View,
stepson Matt (Heather) Botts, Green River, stepson Chris (Hailey) Botts, Evanston. He is also
survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Wally enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and woodworking. He always had a smile on his face
and would talk to anyone, he never met a stranger.
Memorial services will take place Saturday, September 25, 2021, at the Mountain View LDS church
at 11 a.m. There will be a viewing Friday night at the church from 6-8 p.m. Graveside services will follow at the Ft. Bridger cemetery.
Condolences may be made at crandallfh.com