December 26, 2015
Alan “PamSot” Hale, 68, of Rossville, KS passed away, Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Rossville Valley Manor. He was born December 19, 1947 in Horton, KS the son of Louis E. and Pearl (Herrick) Hale.
Alan graduated from Topeka High School in 1965 and he also attended Haskell Indian School in Lawrence. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Alan had lived most of his life in Topeka, working in construction. He had also lived in California for 10 years in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. He was a member of Drum Religion and Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation.
Survivors include 2 sisters, Linda D. Hale of Mayetta, KS and Joraine Tuckwin of Hiawatha, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, Cecelia Hale, Julia Deener and Anita Hale and a brother, Louis “Sonny” Hale, Jr.
Drum Services will be Tuesday evening, December 29, 2015 at the Danceground Building, west of Mayetta. Burial will be Wednesday afternoon in the Danceground Cemetery. Alan will lie in state beginning late Monday afternoon at the Mercer Funeral Home in Holton.