January 2, 1928 - September 13, 2017
William J. Halter Sr., 89, of Anna, passed away at 9:10 AM, Wednesday, September 13, 2017. William was born January 2, 1928, the son of John and Lillie (Andres) Halter. He married Kathryn Haney on June 24, 1954. He served his country in the Illinois Army Reserves as 1st Lieutenant and the Missouri National Guard as 2nd Lieutenant. He attended Southeast Missouri State University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Education. He then went on to receive his Master’s degree from Southern Illinois University. He taught industrial engineering for many years at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. He coached football and golf and was accredited for starting the AJ Golf Team. When he retired from teaching he became a broker for Classic Properties and sold real estate. William was President of the Union County Country Club and a PGA member. He was on the FLW fishing circuit for many years. He was a past exalted ruler of the Anna Elks Lodge #1641. He was also a founding member and treasurer of the Knights of Columbus – St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Anna. William is survived by his wife, Kathryn of Anna; sons, William J. (Judy) Halter, Jr. of Anna, Thom Halter of Anna; 2 grandchildren, Amanda and Will; 1 great-grandchild, Aubrey; nieces and nephews; other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Josephine Cowell, Dorothy Bloomfield. Visitation will be held from 9:00AM to 11:00AM, Monday, September 18, 2017 at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro. Funeral mass will be held at 11:30AM on Monday, September 18, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Federico Higuera officiating. Inurnment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to AJCHS Golf Team or St. Mary’s Church and will be accepted at the funeral home and church.
William J. Halter Sr., 89, of Anna, passed away at 9:10 AM, Wednesday, September 13, 2017. William was born January 2, 1928, the son of John and Lillie (Andres) Halter. He married Kathryn Haney on June 24, 1954. He served his country in... View Obituary & Service Information
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