Marena May Hall
January 11, 1918 – July 5, 2019
Marena Hall, age 101 passed away Friday, July 5, 2019. She was born January 11, 1918 in Nevada, Missouri to Cleveland and Ruth Spayd. Marena graduated from Sheldon High School in Nevada, MO where she was a star basketball player. In 1937 she graduated from Hairdressing School. Since there were few jobs in Missouri, the family moved to Everett to find work. At the age of 21, Marena started her own beauty shop in downtown Everett that she ran until starting a family. She married Robert W. Hall in August 1940. Sons Robert E. and Clint H. were born in 1941 and 1943. Years later she worked at the JC Penny Store in Everett. She was a wonderful mother who was very involved in her children’s lives. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother and took her family to services at the Memorial Chapel Church near the home in south Everett. She was an avid golfer and played at the Olympic View Women’s Golf Club. She spent part of many winters golfing in San Diego with her husband Bob. She and Bob were original members of the Everett ski Club at Stevens Pass where they enjoyed skiing with family and friends. After her husband Bob passed away in 1990, Marena continued to live in her home. She kept herself active gardening, baking cookies and pies, doing crossword puzzles, watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune and cheering on the Mariners. She was an active founding member of the Pinochle Club that continued for 55 years. She volunteered at the Providence Hospital Gift Shop on Pacific Avenue in Everett. One special memory she treasured during those years was to spend February in Kauai with her dear friend Helen Robinson. Marena was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bob, sister Audrey, brother Delbert, and nephews Tom and Rick. She is survived by her son’s Bob (Lynn) and Clint (Cheryl); grandchildren Angela Humphreys (Mike), John Hall (Tracy), and Jennifer Zimmerman; great grandchildren Mary and William Humphreys, Tyler Hall, Emma, Blake and Kate Zimmerman. Also Lynn’s daughter Christine (Jonah Tapert) children Calyse, Taryn; Cheryl’s daughters Rachel (Justin Read) children Jolie, Dylan, Christina (Scott Russell) children Tatum, Owen, Isaac and son Kyle Gordon (Ashley) child Madison. A special thanks to her friends on Alki Drive for watching over her. Thank you to her friends Jeneane , golfing partners and pinochle partners for being such wonderful friends. A special thanks to Cheryl for taking care of Mom in her final days. A family burial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery. Donations may be sent to Providence Hospice Care 2731 Wetmore Ave., Suite 500 Everett, WA 98201 or to your favorite charity.
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Marena May Hall
Doug and jenny Ludwig
July 8, 2019
Never forget Morena! Make sure you tell your children about her and what she did for her family. Your memory of her and Bob will live and last forever. She taught us much and we still have lots to learn! Long live Morena!!