Max L. Hall

  • Born: January 12, 1923
  • Died: May 9, 2016
  • Location: Centerville, Iowa

Lange Funeral Home & Crematory LLC

1900 South 18th Street
Centerville, IA 52544
Tel. (641) 856-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Max L. Hall, age 93 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Monday, May 09, 2016 at the Golden Age Care Center in Centerville, Iowa.

He was born on January 12, 1923 in Cincinnati, Iowa, the son of Walter and Agnes (Burt) Hall. Max graduated from Cincinnati High School in 1940.

Max served his country faithfully in the United States Air Force during World War II. Following a twenty year career in the service, Max was honorably discharged on July 1, 1964 with the rank, Chief Master Sergeant. Following his military career, Max was gainfully employed for the next twenty years.

He was united in marriage to Bonnie Henderson on December 1, 1946 in Los Angeles, California. To this union, the couple were blessed with two children, Kim and Shirley.

Max is survived by his wife of sixty nine years, Bonnie Hall of Centerville, Iowa; two children, Kim (Dennis) Exline of Centerville, Iowa and Shirley (Dave) Miller of Pagosa Springs, Colorado; two grandchildren, Derik Exline and Rachel (Brad) Ryals; two great grandchildren, Ryker and Rigby Ryals; and a brother-in-law, Bucky (Mary) Henderson of Centerville, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Shirley Joan Hall.

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville, Iowa with Pastor Kay Singley officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Cincinnati, Iowa. A visitation will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Lange Funeral Home in Centerville from 9-10 AM. Memorials have been established to the First Christian Church in Cincinnati, Iowa and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544. Condolences may be shared online at


Condolence & Memory Journal

I've always admired Max from the day I met him.From the stories of his military service to the advice that he would give me. The way he would watch the weather just to tell me to drive safe on the way home. He is truly missed.

Posted by James Canny - IA   May 12, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. We remember Max as a friendly, outgoing person. We always enjoyed visiting with him whenever we met him on the street or in a store. May God wrap you all in His arms and give you the love and comfort you need to get through this trying time.

Posted by Norman and Kay Guffey - Centerville, IA   May 12, 2016

I'm so sorry for your loss! Max was such a sweet, sweet man! Prayers for your family.

Posted by Lisa Johnston - Promise City, IA - Friend   May 11, 2016

Dear Bonnie, Kim, Shirley and Families,

With Deepest Sympathy that someone so special to you will not be forgotten. The happy times you could never regret and the memories will live on forever. Thinking and praying for all of you.

Posted by Dennis & Beverly Sisul Laurson    May 10, 2016