Constantine C. Hall, 81

Constantine C. "Connie" Hall of West Bend died on Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at The Kathy Hospice at the age of 81 years. He was born on Dec. 20, 1929, in the town of Ashford in Fond du Lac County to the late Gregory and Marie (nee Knoeck) Hall.

As a child, the family moved to West Bend. Connie attended Holy Angels Grade School, and later West Bend High School. He then went on to a seminary in St. Nazianz for a few years.

Earlier in his life, Connie taught himself music. His talents included playing the piano, accordion and saxophone.

Religion and his faith were very important. For the past number of years, he would attend Mass at St. Mary Parish, and was a member of the Holy Name Society at Holy Angels Parish.

Survivors include a sister Mariam of Milwaukee; three brothers Stanley (Connie) of West Bend, Dennis (Geraldine "Tootie") of West Bend and Richard (Sandy) of McFarland; a dear friend Donna Albrecht of West Bend; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister Virginia Hamilton, two brothers James and Gregory and two brothers in-law Michael Klip and Walter Hamilton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, July 5, at 11 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church with burial following in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be at the church only on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.

Connie’s family would like to extend a sincere and heart-felt "Thank You" to the staff at Sunset Ridge Group Home for the wonderful care and kindness given to Connie over the years.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.