Donald Gene Haller, 78 years old, passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Lovell, Wyo.
He was born June 25, 1935 in Hot Springs, S.D., to Louis Frank Haller and Eva Irene Patterson Haller and was their youngest child. His family lived in Ainsworth, Neb., and also in Sheridan, Glendo, and Greybull, Wyo. Don was a talented mechanic and learned his skills at an early age from his uncles, Harry and Charles Patterson. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and any opportunity to spend time in the Big Horns. He worked hard and was skilled in auto body repair, upholstery, small engine repair and several other occupations. He also served with the Greybull Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed the friendships he made with the other volunteers.
He married Anella Mae Good, April 24, 1955, in Greybull, Wyo., where they continued to live and raise a family. He and Anella enjoyed their home and yard and spent many hours working together to complete their projects. They later built a home in Shell Valley and loved the time they spent in their dream home.
Don was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Rodney Frank Haller, Louis Orland Haller, Robert Charles Haller, and Patricia Ann Haller Steele. He is survived by his wife and children, Linda Lee (James) Reilly of Cody, David Gene (Darla) Haller and Cindy Jo (William) Scott of Greybull, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. is handling cremation arrangements. At Don’s request no services will be held.