Martha Louise Hall, age 96, of Sutherlin, Oregon, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017. She was born November 12, 1920, in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, to Elmer and Ruth Hunsaker.
Louise graduated from high school in Bartlesville, Oklahoma; undergrad at Oklahoma Baptist University and Masters Degree from Eastern Washington College of Education. She was a first grade school teacher for 29 years. Louise taught school in Skagway, Alaska, Quincy, Washington, Springfield, Missouri, and Russellville, Arkansas, prior to moving to Sutherlin, Oregon, in 2009. She played piano, taught music in elementary school and church childrens choirs.
Louise was also a lifelong chronicler of her experiences and relationship with her Lord. She was a member of the writers club Women of Words in Sutherlin, and Christian Womens Club in Harrison, Arkansas. Louise was also a member of Fridays 1:00 Mariposa Group at Family Church in Sutherlin, Oregon.
Survivors include her daughters, Julie Johnson (Oliver) and Margi Hawkins; grandchildren, Deborah Odden (Mike), Mike Johnson, Travis Hawkins and Hannah Hawkins; great-grandchildren, Meg Monihan (Max), Danny Morris, Alice Hawkins, Nicole Johnson and Amanda Odden; great-great-grandchildren, Kylie and Wyatt Monihan; nieces and nephews, Robert Charles Hunsaker, Steve Hunsaker (Kathy), Becky Wendt (Herb), Cinnamon Judd, MaryAnn Washington, Amy Hunsaker-Williams and Matt Hunsaker. Louise was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bailey Hall, in 2008; and brothers, Bill and Bud Hunsaker.
Memorial services will be held Friday, November 10, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. at Family Church in Sutherlin, Oregon. Contributions may be made to the College of the Ozarks in Louses memory. The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Mercy Medical Center for their care and compassion. Private cremation rites have been held. Please visit www.sutherlinchapeloftherosesfh.com to leave the family fond memories and condolences.
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