Funeral Service For Paul Halder Is Held Today
Funeral services for Paul D.K. Halder were held this morning Thursday at 11 o'clock at the King Funeral Home chapel, with Father Ramsey of the St. Elizabeth Catholic church of Lubbock, officiating. Burial was in Crosbyton cemetery, with King Funeral Home in charge.
Mr. Halder died Wednesday about 5:30 a.m., at Crosbyton Clinic hospital, following a lingering illness. He had been making his home here for the past six months with his brother-in-law, Dr. M.R. Snodgrass.
Born Aug. 4, 1896 at Stanley, Mich., Mr. Halder had been an employee of the post office department at Xinia, Ohio, for the past 20 years. He was at one time a professional football player, playing with the Canton (Ohio) Bulldogs. He received an offer from the Chicago Bears, but turned it down after deciding to retire from the game.
He is survived by his wife, Lois Halder; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Jensen of San Francisco, Calif., and Mrs. Jack Klover, of Xinia, Ohio; one son, Russell Halder of Crosbyton and four grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Leslie Mitchell, Hugh Nation, Russell McCurdy, W.P. Walker, John Davis and Olen Littlefield, Named as honorary pallbearers were J.C. McNeill, Dr. Dale R. Rhoades and Robert Work.
The Crosbyton Review, Thursday, December 22, 1949
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