Nicholas Hale

Nicholas “Nick” Hale, 81 of Monte Vista, Colorado, formerly of Polk, died on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the family home in Monte Vista, Colorado.

Nick was born in Springfield on March 4, 1938, to George and Susie Hale.

Nick farmed in Polk for a time then moved to California and worked for the County of Ventura, California, until he retired. 

In 2015, he moved to Colorado to own “a piece of Heaven.” Since then, he has been improving his “piece of heaven.”

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Susie Hale, and uncle and aunt, James and Mildred Pitts.  

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Janet Sue Hale; a son John and Lynn (Rebecca) Hale; brother George Clark (Martha) Hale and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Services were at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Monday, June 3, at 10 a.m. A vigil was Sunday, June 2, at 7 p.m. 

Interment will be at Monte Vista Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice Del Valle through Rogers Family Mortuary of Monte Vista, Colorado, at 404 Morris Street, Monte Vista CO 81144.

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