Howes Hall, age 73, passed away in Indianapolis, Ind., on Saturday, June 7,
She was born
October 27, 1940, in Chicago, Ill., and spent her childhood in the Indiana
She is survived by
her husband of 47 years, Robert E. Hall, Jr.; sisters: Frances (Peter)
Hancock of Victoria, BC, Canada, and Marjorie (Mike) Foote of Southport, No.
Ca.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Tom and Gretchen Hall of
Indianapolis, plus seven nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in
death by her parents, Edward B. and Lois F. Howes of Lupine Lane in Dune
She graduated from
Chesterton High School in 1958 and with a B.A. from Purdue University in
1962. She later earned a Master's Degree in history and taught high school
in Frankfort, Ind.
She had several
interests, including Secretary of the National Carousel Association, member
of the American Daylily Association, benefactor and volunteer for the
Indianapolis Symphony, The Nature Conservancy and Purdue University School
of Veterinary Science. She was a world-wide traveler and an avid birder and
A private family
service was held. Gail's ashes were spread on her parent's graves in
Chesterton and in Howes Prairie, National Lakeshore Park.
contributions may be made to The Nature Conservancy, 620 East Ohio Street,
Indianapolis, IN, 46204, or the charity of the donorís choice.
Memorials may be