Michael L. (Mike) Hall, 55, Broadwater

Services are planned for Michael L. (Mike) Hall, 55 of Broadwater, Nebraska. A Rosary will be held at All Souls Catholic Church in Bridgeport, Nebraska at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday June 19 at 10 am with Father Dave Rykwalder officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Broadwater, Nebraska. Memorial donations may be made to Ducks Unlimited Bridgeport Chapter, All Souls Catholic Church, or a charity of donor's choice. Mike passed away June 14, 2014 in a motorcycle accident. The family has requested a casual and comfortable attire. Arrangements are under the direction of Jolliffe Funeral Home and online condolences can be made to www.jolliffefuneralhome.com.

Mike was born October 9, 1958, in Bridgeport, Nebraska to Jeanette and Dale Hall. He attended Broadwater Public Schools until the eighth grade; he graduated from Bridgeport High School and then attended Western Nebraska Technical College in Sidney. In Mike's younger years he enjoyed restoring and pulling tractors, which he excelled at. On July 30, 1988, Mike was united in marriage to Dorothy Van Trump in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Mike trucked for many years before he began farming full time. Mike was a very successful farmer and was a wealth of knowledge for neighbors and friends. In May of 1989 the couple welcomed their son Michael Robert Hall in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Two years later, in September of 1991, their daughter Rebecca June Hall was born. Mike took great interest in welding and metal work. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle in the hills of South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. Mike was a board member of the Bridgeport Irrigation district. He was a member of Saint Dominic's church in Broadwater and All Souls Catholic church in Bridgeport. Mike was a beloved son, brother, husband, father, friend, and neighbor and will be missed by all who knew him. Mike is survived by his wife Dorothy (Dot) Hall and son Michael (Robbie) Hall of Broadwater, daughter Rebecca (Beckie) Hall of Norfolk, Parents Dale and Jeanette Hall of Broadwater, Grandmother Mary Ardissono of Bridgeport, Sisters Shirley Bertram of Gering, and Kathleen (Shane) Gruber of Gothenburg, several brothers and sisters in-law, six nephews, three nieces, three great niece, and one great nephew. Mike was proceeded in death by Grandparents Pete Ardissono, Herman and Inez Hall, brother in-law Rodney Bertram, and sister in-law Ann Van Trump.

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