Fred Le Grand Hale

Fred Le Grand Hale returned home to his Heavenly Father on Monday, November 9, 2015. He was born October 1, 1930 to Earl and Millie Hale. After graduating from Grantsville High School he married his beloved Elaine Hansen. They were married June 29, 1950 in the Salt Lake Temple. Shortly afterward he served in the Korean War. He loved his country and was honored to serve. Following his service he worked at the Tooele Army Depot where he retired in 1987. In 1977, he started Hale Construction Company and together with his sons, Craig and Ken, built over 100 homes throughout Tooele county and 80 projects and chapels for the LDS church. He was born and raised in Grantsville and dearly loved this community. He served as mayor from 1983 to 1989. He was devoted to his Heavenly Father and served in various callings throughout his life. He was generous and kind and always looking for opportunities to lend a hand. He loved fishing and camping with his family and the summer vacations to Yellowstone Park and Flaming Gorge. In 1979, he and his sons built a cabin in Scofield where years of treasured family memories were made. He will be deeply missed by family and friends, especially his wife, Elaine, of 65 years, sons Craig and Ken (Jennie), grandchildren Heidi (Chris), Shelbie (Jake), Shamas, Brady (Tamera), Ryan (Carolynn), Lacee (Scott), and Austin (Kristy) and 13 great grandchildren. Sister Barbara (Dan) Anderson, Sister-law Sandra (Gary) McCluskey. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Harvey, Nathan, Ed, Ivan and sisters Fern, Rosalyn, Edith, Blanch, Lorna and Millie. A viewing will be held on Wednesday, November 11 from 6-8 pm at the Grantsville West Stake Center at 115 East Cherry Street. Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 12 at 12:00 pm at the same location with a viewing from 10:30 till 11:30 prior to the funeral. Our family would like to express our love and gratitude to Michelle and all the employees at Diamond Janes for their love and care.  Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We miss you Fred! I hope you and my dad Dale are hanging out again! Love to all your family! Mike Hedden.