February 23, 2022 –
Lawrence “Emery” Hale
November 30, 1930 – February 20, 2022
Lawrence “Emery” Hale, 91, of Mayetta, KS, passed away tragically due to a house fire, Sunday, February 20, 2022 at his home on the Prairie Band Potawatomi Reservation. He was born November 30, 1930 in Mayetta, KS, the son of Joseph P. Hale and Jane Blandin Puckkee.
Emery graduated from Circleville High School in 1948. He attended 2 years at Highland Community College and Haskell University earning his Associates Degree in Liberal Arts for heating and air conditioning. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He worked for Orkin Extermination and later for Potawatomi Housing Authority in maintenance.
Emery was a member of Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. He was an active member of We-ta-se Post 410 for many years.
He married Barbara Marie Marshno in 1954. She preceded him in death in 1969.
Survivors include his son, Martin Hale (Donna) of Holton, KS; brother, Roy Hale of Mayetta, KS; granddaughter, Megan Hale of Denver, CO, and many extended family members.
(Courtesy of Mercer Funeral Home)