Theodore W. "Ted" Hall, DDS, age 93 of Marshall, died on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Oaklawn Hospital after suffering a stroke.
Dr. Hall was born on September 5, 1927 in Dimondale to Cecil and Benonia (Fry) Hall. He grew up in Mason where he was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from Mason High School. He then began studies at the University of Michigan until enlisting in the Army Air Corps as a Medic. After his honorable discharge he returned to the University of Michigan where he completed his studies in Dentistry, graduating from the U of M School Of Dentistry in 1954. He is a member of Delta Sigma Delta and Sigma Nu Fraternity.
Dr. Hall moved with his wife Mary to Marshall and began practicing dentistry with Dr. Schindler. He then established his own practice in the 100 Block of North Eagle Street. He served the community well for 40 years until retiring and selling his practice to Dr. Craig Van Zyl, the son of his best friend from dental school.
He started dating Mary M. McIntyre when she was a student at Michigan State University, and he was a student at University of Michigan. They had lived a block apart in Mason as they grew up and didn't date till college! They fell in love and were married on June 23, 1951. Ted finished Dental College at U of M and the couple moved to Marshall in June of 1954. They enjoyed a loving fruitful partnership until Mary preceded Ted in death on May 15, 2006.
He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church. Dr. Hall was a member and past president of the Michigan Southwest Dental Association and member of the American Dental Association and Michigan Dental Association. He was a longtime member of the Marshall Exchange Club. Dr. Hall "bled Maize and Blue" for his alma mater which made for a house divided at times of the year with his wife and both daughters being MSU graduates!
Golf was Dr. Hall's passion! He was a member of the Marshall Country Club and Crystal Downs Country Club. He had traveled to England and Scotland with Mary where he played the legendary St. Andrews course. He and his family enjoyed their cottage at Crystal Lake for many years.
Dr. Hall will be well remembered for his amazing wit which so many enjoyed!
Surviving are his two daughters and sons-in-law, Marcia J. and Thomas Carbone of Grosse Pointe Park and Laura A. and William Ipe of South Bend, Indiana, and his special friend Lois Walsh of Marshall. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary, his parents and his brother Robert Hall.
A private graveside service will be held at Oakridge Cemetery on Saturday, January 2, 2021.
The family suggests you remember Dr. Hall with a memorial contribution to The Fountain Clinic.https://www.fountainclinic.org/
Arrangements were entrusted to the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 723 US HWY 27 N., Marshall.
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