Earl Stanley Halley
Oct 29, 1947 -Feb 6, 2018
Earl Stanley Halley of Omaha, born October 29, 1947, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2018. His devotion to his family and his unwavering faith in God supported him through all his life.
Earl was born to the late Glendon Halley and Lottie Halley in Columbia, MO. Earl was blessed with a loving family. He married the love of his life, Mary Ann Mank, on May 9, 1970. Together, Earl and Mary Ann raised three children. He shared his love of gardening and nature with his family and served as a Master Gardener. Sports were a huge part of his life. Early in his life he played baseball, basketball and ran track. He loved coaching his children’s teams. He loved his St. Louis Cardinals, and many family vacations were planned around attending game series. He closely followed the Mizzou Tigers. Earl found great joy as a grandpa and passed love of gardening and sports on to his grandchildren.
Earl worked in Data Processing all his adult life, starting out as a card sorter, computer operator, then programmer for the University of Missouri Columbia. In 1983, he moved his family to Omaha to continue his career working for First Data Corporation.
Earl is survived by wife, Mary Ann; sons, Thanen and Clint (Ally); daughter, Cindy Halley Gotway (John); grandchildren: Logan and Evan Halley, Otis, Robin, and Cate Halley Gotway, Geoffrey and Caleb Heller; brother, Colby Halley (Trudy). He was preceded in death by parents, Glendon and Lottie Halley; stepfather, Ted Lowe.
Memorial Mass: Friday, February 16th at 10:30am at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 14330 Eagle Run Drive, with VISITATION from 9:30am to 10:30am at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Rose Blumkin Jewish Home, and Mt. Michael Abbey.
My prayers are with you. May he rest in peace
Mary Ann and family,
Sorry for your loss.
I worked with Earl at First Data.
I have fond memories of our business trip to Chicago.