Topeka - Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. issued the following statements on the passing of Adele Hall.
“On behalf of the citizens of Kansas, Lt. Gov. Colyer and I offer our deepest sympathies and prayers to the Hall family and all of Kansas City,” Governor Brownback said. “Adele was the heart of Kansas City and worked hard on many different efforts to improve the well-being of those around her.”
“For those from Kansas City and Kansas, this news comes with great sadness,” Lt. Governor Colyer said. “Adele was passionate, caring, and giving. She will be missed by so many.”
Mrs. Hall passed away Saturday at their home in Hawaii. She is survived by her husband, Donald Joyce Hall, chairman of Hallmark Cards and sons, Donald J. Hall Jr. and his wife Jill, and David E. Hall and his wife Laura; a daughter, Margaret Hall Pence; and nine grandchildren,. She was 81 years old.